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Williow Grove Park
by Old York Road Historical Society


Overview - Willow Grove Park illustrates the fascinating history of one of America s most famous amusement parks. Willow Grove Park was built in 1896 as a way of encouraging people to ride the trolley on weekends. This ingenious concept proved a remarkable success, and the park set the standard for providing first-class entertainment and amusement.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Willow Grove Park illustrates the fascinating history of one of America s most famous amusement parks. Willow Grove Park was built in 1896 as a way of encouraging people to ride the trolley on weekends. This ingenious concept proved a remarkable success, and the park set the standard for providing first-class entertainment and amusement. Here John Philip Sousa, Victor Herbert, and Arthur Pryorgave daily musical concerts, while various rides thrilled those seeking more rigorous fun. Through a wide range of images, Willow Grove Park captures the rich history of this well-known icon."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738539133
  • ISBN-10: 0738539139
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: February 2006
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 9.26 x 6.6 x 0.38 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds

Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)

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Books > History > United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic

 
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