Hersheypark History Group turns 1!

Okay, so I’m only kidding on that. I actually started the Hersheypark History Group on February 29, 2012. It’s really four years old, but this is the first time we could acknowledge the anniversary on the actual date. This image was the first image I posted to the Hersheypark History Group when I made this

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TBT #1: July 4, 1976

For Throwback Thursday, here’s an advertisement printed on July 4, 1976, from the construction services companies that worked for Hersheypark during the the 1970s renovations. They were congratulating Hersheypark on its 70th anniversary. The construction services companies seen here are: H.B. Alexander & Son, Inc., Kimbob, Inc., G.R. Sponaugle & Sons, Inc., and John B.

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