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By Dolores Haugh

each summer time from 1904 to 1967, for sixty three years, Riverview�the world�s biggest leisure park�opened its gates to hundreds of thousands of individuals from all walks of existence. for 3 generations, the Schmidt�s relatives park provided rides, exhibits, foodstuff, and song to males, girls, and particularly youngsters. Riverview survived depressions, international Wars, exertions disputes, Prohibition, and a World�s reasonable that threatened to take loads of its company. Riverview enjoyment Park tells the tale of Riverview�s development from 22 acres and 3 rides to a hundred and forty acres and greater than a hundred sights. via an intensive choice of never-before released photographs, writer Dolores Haugh chronicles the story of this outstanding bankruptcy of Chicago background. often called the �Roller Coaster Capital of America,� Riverview remained a Chicago landmark until eventually it was once all at once closed in 1967.

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