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Cloris Wears, Frozen in 3500 lbs. of Ice, 1939

“On 8/8/39, at Bay Shore Amusement Park, Cloris Wears was frozen in 3500 lbs of ice for 17 minutes, as part of the festivities for a Walkathon. (Afterwards, she spent more than 125 minutes in the restroom.)” —North Point State … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Grand Old Amusement Parks

Wild Ride Baltimore’s grand old amusement parks were the original pleasure palaces, offering exciting sights and sounds — from the Racer Dip to the Human Laundry Ride to Klatawa the Diving Horse. They also offered a way to, in H.L. … Continue reading

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