Does anyone know what the name of this character seen in the photo below is? This statue was at the entrance of Hershey Park Zoo at least in the 1960s. It is unknown when it was removed, either in the late 1960s or when Hershey Park Zoo was closed in 1971. Hershey Park Zoo was
Author: Harry Michelson
While the park doesn’t have a kiddie Ferris wheel today, Hersheypark has had three kiddie Ferris wheel’s in its history.
Hersheypark has had a number of Ferris wheels in the park since 1926…
“Welcome to Hershey” – This “handy pocket guide” was produced in 1972 for visitors to Hershey and Hersheypark. Included in this is a description of the major points to visit as well as a map of Hersheypark of the 1972 season and a map of Hershey.
Hershey Park had several food options, some which were on the park property directly, while others were suggested to guests as a place to go. While this is not part of the Park, many guests certainly would have eaten here, at the Hershey Community Club Dining Room. Along with a picture of the Community Club
In the fall of 1965 and winter of 1966, management at Hershey Park made the decision to tear down the old Hershey Park Theatre, the then-current building having been in the park since the first few years of Hershey Park’s existence. Hershey Park Theatre included the enclosed amphitheater, and behind the stage, Laughland, the park’s
I recently acquired this 35mm slide of Hersheypark from August 1971. Shown is the Monorail and the Dry Gulch Railroad. If you look in the bottom left corner, you can see the Derry Road entrance of Hersheypark, which was one of the five entrances to the park in 1971 and the only entrance of the
Today’s post is about Lloyd Blinco…
The Monorail Amusement Company opened the Monorail at Hershey Park in June 1969. Because the company was owned by both Hershey Estates and Hershey Foods, the Monorail was not considered a Hershey Park ride. Here are number of free ride vouchers offered – some which were specifically made by Hershey Foods. You could access the
Here is a great video of Hershey Park from 1966. You can see the kiddie rides in north Kiddieland really well, and you can see the Tip-Top in operation! There is a great view of The Lost River and Comet’s station from Skyview, as well!