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Location DB > United States > Pennsylvania > Mechanicsburg > Williams Grove Amusement Park
 Name
Williams Grove Amusement Park
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 Database Info
created by UrbanAdventureClaire on 1/24/2007 3:25 AM
last modified by UrbanAdventureClaire on 5/11/2007 1:45 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
Antique fairgrounds, like old merry-go-round horses and such...look at the pictures.
 Basic Information
Type: Amusement Park
Status: Closed, Semi-Active
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
United States
Owner:
 Hazards
 Interesting Features
All of the awesome rides!
 Security Measures
  • part-time guard
  • neighbors, OWNER LIVES ON SITE, WILL CALL COPS IF HE SEES YOU
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1850
    Closed: 2005
     Required Equipment
  • none
  •  Recommended Equipment
    camera
     History
    The park was opened in 1850 as a picnic grove and closed in 2005. It's a historic park with the Williams Grove speedway and the Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Society nearby.
     Media Coverage
    On February tenth 2007, all the rides will be auctioned off in preparation to turn the land into a flea market.
     Future Plans
    On February tenth 2007, all the rides will be auctioned off in preparation to turn the land into a flea market.
    the flea market is expected to open summer '07.
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    Williams Grove January 2007
    Wed, Jan 24th, 2007
    posted by UrbanAdventureClaire
    25 pictures
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    Williams Grove January 2007 cont.
    Thu, Jan 25th, 2007
    posted by UrbanAdventureClaire
    25 pictures
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    Williams Grove January 2007 cont. 2
    Fri, Feb 9th, 2007
    posted by UrbanAdventureClaire
    25 pictures
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    Williams Grove January 2007 cont. 3
    Sun, Feb 18th, 2007
    posted by UrbanAdventureClaire
    20 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://www.williamsgrovepark.com/
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 8/4/2007 7:06 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Aug 4 07 at 19:06, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on May 11 07 at 13:45, UrbanAdventureClaire changed the following: History, Year Built, Year Closed
  • on Feb 18 07 at 3:50, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 18 07 at 2:47, UrbanAdventureClaire added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 18 07 at 2:25, UrbanAdventureClaire added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 18 07 at 2:05, UrbanAdventureClaire updated gallery Williams Grove January 2007 cont. 3
  • on Feb 18 07 at 2:04, UrbanAdventureClaire created a new gallery
  • on Feb 9 07 at 20:13, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 9 07 at 7:54, LostInPa changed the following: Media Coverage, Future Plans, Web Links
  • on Feb 9 07 at 3:30, UrbanAdventureClaire added some pictures to a gallery
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