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Geauga Lake:

Sunrise to Sunset

By Tom Smolko with Joe Taylor

This book traces the story of Northeast Ohio’s most famous amusement park. From its quiet beginnings as a picnic grounds in 1872, to its gradual evolution into an amusement park, the story continues through its dramatic climb in status to become a nationally recognized megapark. The narrative also covers its almost inexplicable and rapid decline, leading to its 2007 demise. Copiously illustrated with 150 black-and-white photos and 49 more in full color, the 112-page volume illuminates the changing strategies that different owners brought to the park and captures the many changes that regularly transformed the midway. For those who made Geauga Lake Park an integral part of their summer tradition, the book is sure to rekindle fond memories.


Book Details
Title:  Geauga Lake: Sunrise to Sunset
Author:  Tom Smolko with Joe Taylor
Price:  $21.50
ISBN:  978-0-936760-36-0
Number of Pages:  112
Number of Photos:  150 BW, 49 Color
Cover Type:  Soft
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