Adventureland (Illinois)

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Adventureland
LocationAddison, Illinois, U.S.
Coordinates41°57′21.5″N 88°3′6″W / 41.955972°N 88.05167°W / 41.955972; -88.05167Coordinates: 41°57′21.5″N 88°3′6″W / 41.955972°N 88.05167°W / 41.955972; -88.05167
Opened1961
Closed1977
Rides
Roller coasters3
 
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Adventureland
LocationAddison, Illinois, U.S.
Coordinates41°57′21.5″N 88°3′6″W / 41.955972°N 88.05167°W / 41.955972; -88.05167Coordinates: 41°57′21.5″N 88°3′6″W / 41.955972°N 88.05167°W / 41.955972; -88.05167
Opened1961
Closed1977
Rides
Roller coasters3

Adventureland was an amusement park located in Addison, Illinois which operated from 1961 to 1977. The park was originally known as Paul's Picnic Grove and later as Storybook Gardens. From 1967 to 1976 it was the largest amusement park in Illinois.[1] The park contained; Dizzy Hofbrauhaus, Scrambler, Crash 'n Splash Torpedo Tubs, Western Round-Up, Bumper Cars, and Italian Bobs which reached 35 ft. high and Super Italian Bobs which reached 60 ft.[2] It offered parking for 3000 cars.

References

  1. ^ Addison Advantage Summer 03. Retrieved June 9, 2007
  2. ^ Rollercoaster Database Retrieved June 9, 2007

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