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Regional History Colloquium: Dutch Wonderland

September 3, 2015 @ 4:00 pm5:30 pm

Free

Dutch Wonderland’s story began with Earl Clark, a local potato broker and hotel owner, who saw the need for ancover)dutch_ attraction in the Lancaster area that would appeal to children. After almost nine months of construction, Clark officially opened Dutch Wonderland to the public on May 20, 1963. Throughout its rich history, it has gone through numerous major changes and additions such as its two roller coasters: the Sky Princess and the Joust. Join historian and amusement park enthusiast Austin Dennison on September 3 for an exploration into Dutch Wonderland’s rich history and numerous changes.

Austin Dennison is an amusement park enthusiast and historian with a degree in art and design. He is also a collector of amusement park items and hopes to soon open a museum.

The Colloquium, Dutch Wonderland, takes place on Thursday, September 3, beginning with a social gathering and book signing at 4pm, followed by the lecture from 4:30-5:30pm. The lecture is free and open to the public and takes place in Ryder Hall at LancasterHistory.org, 230 N President Avenue.


Details

Date:
September 3, 2015
Time:

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
History, Lecture
Website:
http://lancasterhistory.org/events

Organizer

LancasterHistory.org
Phone:
717-392-4633
Website:
www.lancasterhistory.org

Venue

LancasterHistory.org

230 North President Avenue

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States

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Phone:
(717) 392-4633
Website:
lancasterhistory.org/