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New England By the Numbers | Amusement Parks

New England By the Numbers | Amusement Parks
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Carousel And Ferris Wheel At Palace Playland (user submitted)
Photo/Art by Michael Boucher

years the Frantzis family has owned Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, CT

mph: top speed of the 80-year-old Yankee Cannonball, oldest roller coaster in the U.S., now at Canobie Lake Park

cookies devoured each year by reindeer at Santa’s Village in Jefferson, NH

year that Lake Compounce in Bristol, CT–first trolley park in the U.S. to include rides–opened

gallons of slush consumed annually at Canobie Lake Park in Salem, NH

mph: top speed of Six Flags New England’s Bizarro roller coaster in Agawam, MA

number of amusement parks in New England in 2010

number of amusement parks in New England in the 1930s

gallons of water dumped out of the “Pirates Paradise” bucket each week at Funtown Splashtown USA in Saco, ME

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