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Encyclopedia > Wonderland Amusement Park

The Wonderland Amusement Park operated from 1906 to 1911 in Revere, Massachusetts. It included roller coasters, a reenactment of an urban conflagration, and various ethnic and technological attractions. It is cited as a possible inspiration for Disneyland. The park closed for financial reasons. In 1935, the Wonderland Racetrack opened on the site. Revere is a city located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts and borders Winthrop, East Boston and Chelsea to the south, Everett and Malden to the west, Saugus and Lynn to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. ... For other uses see fire (disambiguation). ... Disneyland (since 1998 officially Disneyland Park, to distinguish it from the Disneyland Resort complex of which it is a part), is a theme park in Anaheim, California, USA (28 miles from Downtown Los Angeles). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

The park was served by the Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad, known as the "Narrow Gauge". Today the rail stop is called Wonderland, and is the northern terminus of the MBTA Blue Line. 2-4-4 Mason Bogie locomotive #6 as built in 1886. ... Wonderland is the northern terminus of the MBTAs Blue Line. ... A Blue Line train at the recently rebuilt Logan Airport station. ...

Wonderland is a few hundred feet from Revere Beach, which has been a popular summer recreation area since the coming of the Narrow Gauge in 1875. in c. ...

External links

  • http://www.reverebeach.com/hist2.htm - Includes many pictures
  • http://cozybeach.com/oldrevere/revere-wonderland.shtml



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