Hersheypark had not produced any maps of the park until 1972, when a map of the park produced by a third party was put into the park’s rack brochure and … Continue reading History of Hersheypark Maps
Before the pool at the intersection of Park Boulevard and West Derry Road was opened in 1929, there was another major pool in Hersheypark – the original Hershey Park Pool, … Continue reading Hershey Park Pool | 1908 – 1928
In 2005, Starship America and Balloon Flite were installed in Founder’s Circle (what was previously called Carrousel Circle from 1972-2004 and later Founder’s Way). These two rides took the place … Continue reading What Could Have Been | Hersheypark in 2005
The featured photo above is courtesy of Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company. Ride The New Carrousel On Sunday, May 20, 1945, a mere twelve days after Germany surrendered to the … Continue reading Hersheypark’s Carrousel | 1945 – present
Springtime in the Park is open Saturday. There will be a new temporary main entrance for the park this year.
Hersheypark has published the 2019 Springtime in the Park map.
Cinema Vision operated in Hersheypark from 1982 to 1985 in what is the Pioneer Frontier region, today.
In 1976, Hersheypark added a new ride: Ladybug. This replaced the Sailboats kiddie ride which had been in the park since 1928.
Construction for Hershey’s Chocolatetown in Tram Cirlce underway.
The featured photo above is courtesy the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society. If you are interested in looking at more photos in their collection, check out the Historical Society’s Online Collections … Continue reading Hersheypark in 1968
Just down the road from Hersheypark, on Hersheypark Drive, is the Pennsylvania State Police Academy. It is located on the same hill as The Hotel Hershey and Catherine Hall, part … Continue reading Tear Gas from Police Training Drifts into Hersheypark