Joyland was a family-run amusement park in Wichita, KS, with a long history. This post is the first of two parts diving deep into the history of the park. In this post, I look at the history of the Ottaway family, the steam engine that started it all, and the first few decades of Joyland’s operation.
Time Town was a small regional space-themed amusement park near Lake George, NY, and was open between 1970 and 1981.
Twenty-foot-tall sculptures of forty three presidents, decaying in a field in Virginia: this is Presidents Park. Once part of a stately and serene educational park in Williamsburg, these busts now decay in the elements.