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Old 02-12-2008, 12:07 PM   #1
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Palisades Amusement Park

Those were the days, when the park was operating. I used to take my oldest son there when he was a toddler. It's a shame that it's gone.

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Old 02-12-2008, 12:10 PM   #2
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For me it was Asbury Park or Long Branch Boardwalk.
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:15 PM   #3
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For me it was Asbury Park or Long Branch Boardwalk.
oh I've been there too years ago.
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:28 PM   #4
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Long Branch has turned into Pier Villlage (hoyty toyty) and Asbury is undergoing a rehab.....Finally.

Never been to Palisades. Ever go to Action Park? What was the nickname.....Fracture Park?

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Old 02-12-2008, 12:30 PM   #5
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In Eastern MA it was Paragon Park in Hull.
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:33 PM   #6
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Grew up in NYC, & never visited The Park in NJ... but this will always stick in my head...

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Do have fond memories of Coney Island in Brooklyn NY, but never experienced Steeple Chase or the Parachute jump
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:43 PM   #7
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i have vague but fond memories of palisades amusement park.

here ya go, lady:

Palisades Amusement Park Historical Society

i grew up about 10 minutes away.

recently, i found a case of books of matches in my deceased fil's stuff which have a coupon in the cover for admission to the park.
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Old 02-12-2008, 01:31 PM   #8
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Palisades Amusement Park was 10 minutes from my house. What a sad day when that place closed...and Palisades Park was thereafter referred to as Pal Park. What a shame.
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My childhood memory is of Euclid Beach | Dudley Humphrey | Euclid Beach Photos - home of the popcorn ball and I LOVED the Kisses - yummy! The Laughing Sal - my sister used to carry me by "that thing" while I screamed at the top of my lungs - that thing scared the crap out of me! And the Haunted House - I still have deep-seeded ill will towards my sister for that - and the roller coaster - traumatic!! When I was lucky enough to go with my oldest sister it was quite fun. Annabelle (her member name, not her real name), if you ever read this - that's what's wrong with me today
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Old 02-12-2008, 10:38 PM   #10
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For me it was the Arnolds Park Amusement Park in Okoboji, IA. Worked there thru high school too.
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