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
Here is your Hersheypark update for December 17, 2018. Digging is underway in the old Hershey Park Pool area.
West Derry Road was a public road that existed until 1980 that cut through what is today Hersheypark. One of the former homes on West Derry Road exists in Hersheypark … Continue Reading When the Last Home on West Derry Road Was Sold
The United States experienced a shortage of pennies in 1974. Carol Stambaugh and Jessie Gladfelter can be seen here scoping coins out of a Tudor Square fountain.
This is a look at the entrances of Hersheypark in 1971 and 1972, in the transition of Hersheypark being renovated into a theme park.
Construction on the new 2018 Boardwalk attractions is underway!
This is a look at the original main entrance for Hersheypark from 1906, when the park opened, until 1970, the last year the park operated without a proper gate. In … Continue Reading Hersheypark entrances | 1906 – 1970
Hersheypark has had several main entrances for the park, with a substantial change occurring over the 1971 to 1973 seasons. The original main entrance for the park was used as … Continue Reading The entrances of Hersheypark
In 1983, Hersheypark began drafting operations capital requirements for the years 1984 to 1988. What was created wasn’t a plan for the park to follow, just an idea of what … Continue Reading What Could Have Been | Hersheypark in the mid-1980s
Here is your Hersheypark Update for August 15, 2017…and with the main summer season soon wrapping up, this will be my last regular Hersheypark Update post. I will post any … Continue Reading Hersheypark Update | August 15, 2017
With Park Boulevard being rerouted in 2016, a segment of old Park Boulevard was abandoned that is adjacent the main entrance of Hersheypark. On July 6, Hersheypark began posting clues … Continue Reading Hersheypark Update | August 1, 2017
With Park Boulevard being rerouted in 2016, a segment of old Park Boulevard was abandoned that is adjacent the main entrance of Hersheypark. On July 6, Hersheypark began posting clues … Continue Reading Hersheypark Update | July 15, 2017
“Where else but in Hershey, Pennsylvania, would you find ten thousand rubber Hershey’s Kisses floating in a lazy river raising money to support a great organization like Children’s Miracle Network?” … Continue Reading Hershey’s Kisses Regatta
On February 6, 2017, pictures from 2004 finally resurfaced. These were images of the removal of Giant Wheel, which occurred in November 2004. The pictures were uploaded to the Hersheypark History … Continue Reading Giant Wheel removal | 2004