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JOYLAND PARK THE BEST KNOWN PARK IN THE BLUEGRASS

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A group of orphans received a ride on the miniature train at Joyland Park in Lexington

This s a theme park called Joyland Park in Lexington, Ky back in the 1950's and early 60's!

Lexington's Joyland Amusement Park was located in north east Fayette County off of North Broadway.

Old Lexington KY Pictures | Joyland Park. An old amusement park in Lexington, Ky.

Joyland Park...went there in the 50's & early 60's to ride the

Fire destroyed the Joyland Casino and other buildings at what had been Joyland Park on Lexington's

Joyland Amusement Park..Lexington, Ky.

First Home Built Near Joyland Park in Lexington KY! Joyland Park was built and operated by the Sauer family. Some evidence suggests the Sauer family also ...

Joyland train ride. Amusement Park on the north end of town in the 1960's

JOYLAND PARK, “THE BEST KNOWN PARK IN THE BLUEGRASS,” OPERATED IN LEXINGTON, KY, FROM 1923 TO 1964. IN 1965, IT WAS DEMOLISHED, AND A NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE ...

In February 1990 plans were announced for a new downtown park to be built on this

Joyland Park "Let's Go Fishing" 1941

These photos were from outside the park (obviously) and taken yesterday evening, so not the best quality as far as light and color goes. They'll have to do!

Sign at the entrance to Joyland Amusement Park on South Hillside, Wichita, Kansas

Another rather large addition for 2017 is the Parkside Pavilion, an expansive catering area that has gone up behind White Water Landing on land that was ...

Lions Bluegrass fair in Masterson Station Park, Lexington KY by Lizette Fitzpatrick, www.

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Clark County square dancers vied for the right to represent their county at a state-

Joyland Bowl & Park - Bowling in Lexington, KY - Street View

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Bowling in Lexington, KY | Collins Bowling Centers Inc., Eastland Bowling Lanes, Eastland Bowling Lanes, Joyland Bowl and Park, Blue Grass Bowling and Golf ...

The next stop on our tour took us to a park whose path has diverged quite drastically from that taken by the Kennywood family of parks.

Quassy Amusement Park Excited for Visitors to Get "Frantic" in 2015

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Cliff's Amusement Park to receive Greezed Lightnin'

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Dorney Park's Wildwater Kingdom Opens for 30th Anniversary Season

Just to give an idea of where the ride is located, it sits on the land that was once home to Screamin' Swing. To the left of it is the Coasters restaurant, ...

Ark Encounter

Joyland's Power Surge in operation.

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom will be removing Hang Time ahead of the upcoming 2015 season, the park has confirmed. Hang Time was a Huss Top Spin that was ...

The water park will sit on about 4 acres and will require an investment of US $3.25 million. The existing park sits on about 8 acres of an existing 23.7 ...

This past weekend kicked off Dorney Park's 2012 season, which is also the park's 128th. I must admit, the place looks pretty good for being 128!

A crowd gathered to watch scientists search for bones from prehistoric animals at Blue Licks State

2301 Allen Dr, Lexington, KY 40505

417 Fayette Park, Lexington, KY 40508

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Power Surge Ride at Kentucky State Fair 2016

... Lexington waved to his niece Amber Thurman as she rode the Yoyo on July 13, 2000, at the Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park.

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509 Park View Ave, Lexington, KY 40505

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Venture River Kentucky Water Park

There was also a scenic train tour around the park.

510 Arcadia Park, Lexington, KY 40503

607 Elsmere Park, Lexington, KY 40508

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300 Arcadia Park, Lexington, KY 40503

137 Hamilton Park, Lexington, KY 40504

208 Ellis Park, Lexington, KY 40516

Walt Disney World - Some popular Disney characters (from left to right): Goofy

229 Ellis Park, Lexington, KY 40516

Tayto Park - The Rotator ride in full view

Lexington's strict urban growth boundary protects area horse farms from development.

711 Biskoff Ct, Lexington, KY 40505

Joyland Amusement Park (Wichita, Kansas) - Joyland's Whacky Shack (1997)

The park almost completed a deal with Cedar Fair in 1999 to operate the property, though it fell through in the 11th hour.

217 Ellis Park, Lexington, KY 40516

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2382 Allen Dr, Lexington, KY 40505

Rendering of Ark Encounter park in Kentucky.

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510 Arcadia Park, Lexington, KY 40503

Luna Park Seattle, Washington, 1910. In the foreground is part of the Great Figure Eight roller coaster. At right rear is the Zeum carousel, and to its left ...

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164 Towne Square Park

City parks and facilities[edit]

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168 Penmoken Park, Lexington, KY 40503

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3961 Tatton Park, Lexington, KY 40515

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The Extreme Supernova is a relocated Zamperla Midi Discovery that was installed at The Great Escape

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Kingsmen show poster, October 2, 1964 at Joyland Casino, Lexington, Kentucky

The Advocate-Messenger from Danville, Kentucky on September 5, 1931 · Page 3

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Joyland Park closed in 1964. In the place where this area's great amusement park once stood there is now a school and an empty bowling alley. Now you know.

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658 Eden Rd, Lexington, KY 40505

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Park Hills Center is on Pimlico Parkway and Man O' War Boulevard, one block west of Alumni Drive. Man O' War is an 17 mile half-circle artery linking the ...

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Michigan's Adventure - View of Shivering Timbers' initial drop

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Valleyfair - Power Tower, Xtreme Swing, and Corkscrew from Wild Thing

A group of orphans received a ride on the miniature train at Joyland Park in Lexington

This s a theme park called Joyland Park in Lexington, Ky back in the 1950's and early 60's!

Lexington's Joyland Amusement Park was located in north east Fayette County off of North Broadway.

Old Lexington KY Pictures | Joyland Park. An old amusement park in Lexington, Ky.

Fire destroyed the Joyland Casino and other buildings at what had been Joyland Park on Lexington's

Joyland Amusement Park..Lexington, Ky.

First Home Built Near Joyland Park in Lexington KY! Joyland Park was built and operated by the Sauer family. Some evidence suggests the Sauer family also ...

Joyland train ride. Amusement Park on the north end of town in the 1960's

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In February 1990 plans were announced for a new downtown park to be built on this

Joyland Park "Let's Go Fishing" 1941

Sign at the entrance to Joyland Amusement Park on South Hillside, Wichita, Kansas

Lions Bluegrass fair in Masterson Station Park, Lexington KY by Lizette Fitzpatrick, www.

Another rather large addition for 2017 is the Parkside Pavilion, an expansive catering area that has gone up behind White Water Landing on land that was ...

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Joyland Bowl & Park - Bowling in Lexington, KY - Street View

Clark County square dancers vied for the right to represent their county at a state-

Bowling in Lexington, KY | Collins Bowling Centers Inc., Eastland Bowling Lanes, Eastland Bowling Lanes, Joyland Bowl and Park, Blue Grass Bowling and Golf ...

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Quassy Amusement Park Excited for Visitors to Get "Frantic" in 2015

The next stop on our tour took us to a park whose path has diverged quite drastically from that taken by the Kennywood family of parks.

Cliff's Amusement Park to receive Greezed Lightnin'

Panoramic view of downtown Lexington

Dorney Park's Wildwater Kingdom Opens for 30th Anniversary Season

Joyland's Power Surge in operation.

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Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom will be removing Hang Time ahead of the upcoming 2015 season, the park has confirmed. Hang Time was a Huss Top Spin that was ...

This past weekend kicked off Dorney Park's 2012 season, which is also the park's 128th. I must admit, the place looks pretty good for being 128!

While the ride wasn't ready for opening day, it will be withing a couple weeks - or sooner. It arrived from its original home already totally refurbished ...

Rocky Point Amusement Park, Warwick, Rhode Island

A crowd gathered to watch scientists search for bones from prehistoric animals at Blue Licks State

2301 Allen Dr, Lexington, KY 40505

Funtown Mountain

Power Surge Ride at Kentucky State Fair 2016

417 Fayette Park, Lexington, KY 40508

Venture River Kentucky Water Park

There was also a scenic train tour around the park.

... Lexington waved to his niece Amber Thurman as she rode the Yoyo on July 13, 2000, at the Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park.

509 Park View Ave, Lexington, KY 40505

510 Arcadia Park, Lexington, KY 40503

607 Elsmere Park, Lexington, KY 40508

edited by Michelle Lyn King

300 Arcadia Park, Lexington, KY 40503

Walt Disney World - Some popular Disney characters (from left to right): Goofy

635 Iron Works Pike

Lexington's strict urban growth boundary protects area horse farms from development.

137 Hamilton Park, Lexington, KY 40504

Bluegrass Boardwalk - Kentucky Amusement Park

208 Ellis Park, Lexington, KY 40516

Rendering of Ark Encounter park in Kentucky.

Canobie Lake Park

Luna Park Seattle, Washington, 1910. In the foreground is part of the Great Figure Eight roller coaster. At right rear is the Zeum carousel, and to its left ...

711 Biskoff Ct, Lexington, KY 40505

City parks and facilities[edit]

The park almost completed a deal with Cedar Fair in 1999 to operate the property, though it fell through in the 11th hour.

Carnival game - The Ball and Basket or Bucket Game

460 Weston Park, Lexington, KY 40515

2382 Allen Dr, Lexington, KY 40505

Centreville Amusement Park - Image: Centreville Carousel History

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3961 Tatton Park, Lexington, KY 40515

Kingsmen show poster, October 2, 1964 at Joyland Casino, Lexington, Kentucky

510 Arcadia Park, Lexington, KY 40503

In 1985 the Herald-Leader did feature stories on various Fayette County communities, including

Joyland Park closed in 1964. In the place where this area's great amusement park once stood there is now a school and an empty bowling alley. Now you know.

164 Towne Square Park

Joyland Amusement Park (Wichita, Kansas) - Joyland's wood roller coaster (2003)

Reverend James Florence, left, Reverend A.R. Perkins and Paul Stephens broke ground for planned

Kingsmen show poster, October 2, 1964 at Joyland Casino, Lexington, Kentucky

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Tammie McKenney cut 500 sticks of tobacco in five hours during the women's speed-cutting

658 Eden Rd, Lexington, KY 40505

Amusement Park

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Canobie Lake Park - Image: Untamed Canobie lake park

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University of Kentucky coeds moved into their dorm room in Patterson Hall during orientation week activities

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Pleasurewood Hills is neither the largest nor the most well-known park in England, but it certainly seems to be a "big fish" in its immediate geographic ...

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