Defunct parks

Swatara Park [Middletown, PA]

Swatara Park was a small park just north of the borough of Middletown, Pennsylvania. It was right along the Swatara Creek where there is currently a bridge crossing for Vine Street / Middletown Road. When driving along Vine Street, you can see where the park once would have been. The park started as a beach-like …

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Paxtang Park

I’ve been putting together a new section of this website that will be all about defunct parks in Pennsylvania. I hope you enjoy it.  Today, I have written a page about Paxtang Park, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The park operated from 1893-1929, and featured four roller coasters during that time period. The park was started by …

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