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Kennywood Park

West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
County of Allegheny.
4800 Kennywood Boulevard
National Register Number: 87000824
Resource type: District.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - fair, amusement park.
Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Amusement Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 27, 1987):
Opened to the public in 1899, this is the best preserved survivor of the "trolley park" era when street railway companies built suburban amusement parks linked to center cities by trolley. Kennywood has been called the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" and "America's greatest traditional amusement park"; it retains rare, exceptional, and highly representative historic amusements.


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