Saturday, May 19, 2012
The Grand Opening of the Macdonald Era at Rock Springs Park Is Heralded
On this date in Rock Springs Park history, the "Grand Opening" of the Macdonald Era at Rock Springs Park was heralded in the Daily Times of Beaver, Pennsylvania. The advertisement describes the beautiful Virginia Gardens Ballroom featuring Billy Coppels Entertainers, many rides and amusements, a remodeled Crystal Pool and Boating, and many other new features and attractions. New that year was the zoo with "Monkey Island" and "Goat Mountain." The ad concluded see the "Ohio Valley's Most Picturesque Playground where the Famous Rock Spring Flows." See the ad and the “New Dangler” at http://rockspringspark.blogspot.com/2011/04/strolling-through-park-in-1928.html.
Monday, May 19, 2010
Also on this date two years ago, the book, Images of America: Rock Springs Park hits bookshelves 40 years after the park’s last season – 1970.