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After the three years in Mount Gretna, the carousel was sold to Joyland Park in Lexington, Kentucky. After 19 years in Kentucky, the carousel was again sold because the Joyland Park area was being made into a residential district. The carousel found its way to Pine Grove, Pennsylvania for roughly ten years, but then was dismantled and sold.
A Pretzel ride in 1930 at Joyland Park in Lexington, Kentucky, which closed down in 1964. (From the Lafayette Studios collection, courtesy of the University of Kentucky Special Collections) (From the Lafayette Studios collection, courtesy of the University of Kentucky Special Collections).
Thorpe Park summer 2018 map Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab.A great collectors piece. Something went wrong. View cart for details.A roller coaster, known as the Wildcat (after UK's mascot) at the Joyland amusement park, located on Paris Pike north of town. The University of Kentucky campus. GIs and women soldiers on campus. A sign for the University. Soldiers take pictures by the statue of James Patterson on campus. (Given the lack of foliage on the trees, this film was obviously taken sometime between November and March.
Mariam and Denise discuss the history of the Joyland Amusement Park (1923-1963). Joyland Amusement Park (2019) Mariam interviews Wayne Johnson about the colorful life of abolitionist and Ambassador to Russia, Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810-1903).Read More
Lexington’s Joyland amusement park was in northeast Fayette County off North Broadway. This photo was taken in August 1948 during a picnic and square dance contest sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association. It was considered the “best-known park in the Bluegrass,” with two roller coasters: the Wildcat and the Kiddie Coaster.Read More
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Kim grew up in the Paris Pike area of Lexington, a place where her family still calls home after 40 plus years. Kim's parents were very involved in the local community beginning in the 1960's and helped establish the Mary Todd Park, located on the former site of Joyland Amusement Park.Read More
Joyland Park was built and operated by the Sauer family. Some evidence suggests the Sauer family also owned Bluegrass Parkat the time of it's closure. If true, it is likely portions of Bluegrass Parkwere moved to Joyland Park. In 1942, Garvice Kincaid, M.C. Haddix and Carl King purchased the park from the Sauers.Read More
Defunct Amusement Parks of Kentucky. Park Name: City: County: Blue Grass Park: Lexington: Fontaine Ferry Park: Louisville: Ghost Town on the River: Formally Fontaine Ferry Park (see above) Glenwood Park: New Albany: Hammers Park?? Joyland: Lexington: Kiddieland Amusement Park (Kiddieland Amusements) Louisville: Liberty Grove?? Ninaweb Park?? River Glen Park?? Rosedale Park: Rosedale.Read More
Description. Free swimming lessons offered by The Lexington Herald-Leader at Joyland Amusement Park, 1950 June 6. Joyland Park operated from 1923 until 1964. The area it occupied is currently a residential neighborhood that retained the Joyland name, northeast of the Lexington downtown center.Read More
Joyland Amusement Park, from my understanding, was a great little place. Kind of like Bluegrass Fair but permanent and a little bigger. The downfall was the city of Lexington’s decision to expand out instead of up. So, we ruined the North Side of New Circle Road.Read More
The first state constituted as a commonwealth in the list, Kentucky appears as a somewhat unknown quantity to much of the country. While Lexington and Louisville may have some name recognition, by and large the state is a mystery to the coastal elites and even many of the urban dwellers in the upper midwest. The mighty Mississippi and Ohio Rivers form some of the key boundaries, while.Read More
Mary Todd Elementary School - a county school located 551 Parkside Drive, in the former Joyland Amusement Park area. The school was named for Mary Todd Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln’s wife, who was born and raised in Lexington). The school was opened in 1958, with an addition constructed in 1960 and completely renovated in 1986.Read More