When the Hersheypark renovations were drawn up by R. Duell & Associates, Phase I included Carrousel Circle – one of the biggest parts of the additions to Hersheypark planned. While the Carrousel was obviously the focal point of the area, another ride was planned to be installed but was part of Phase II. This ride
In 1974, Hersheypark opened on May 18. Three new rides were introduced: Mini Comet, Sky Ride, and Trailblazer. Mini Comet was only in the park through the 1978 season. Sky Ride remained in the park through the 1991 season. Trailblazer is still in operation today. The park also increased the number of restaurant locations to six.
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
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
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