Forest Park Highlands (Images of America) by Doug Garner

By Doug Garner

woodland Park Highlands was St. Louis's greatest and best-known leisure park. In its earliest years, the Highlands boasted an outstanding theater and one of many greatest public pools within the usa. After the 1904 world's reasonable closed, a number of points of interest stumbled on a brand new domestic on the Highlands; the massive pagoda--a new edition of the temple of Nekko, Japan--served because the park's bandstand for numerous years. curler coasters are the lifeline of each strong entertainment park, and the Highlands regularly had . the top got here for the Highlands in a mind-blowing hearth that decimated nearly the whole park on July 19, 1963. merely the Comet curler coaster, the Ferris wheel, the Dodgems, the carousel, and the Aero Jets survived. wooded area Park Highlands covers different historical enjoyment parks in St. Louis besides, beginning with the earliest, West finish Heights, and finishing with vacation Hill, the final last park.

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