Author: Harry Michelson

Mystery statue at Hershey Park Zoo

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

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TBT #7: June 11, 1939 – Hershey Community Club Dining Room

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

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Tip Top | 1966-1979

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

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TBT #4 | Monorail Amusement Company tickets

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

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