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Coney turns 123 years old

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June 21st is Coney`s birthday. It is 123 years old this year!

Back in 1886, James Parker sold his apple orchard in March to the Ohio Grove Corporation for $17,500. They made improvements to the property and opened "Ohio Grove: The Coney Island of the West" on a rainy June 21st, 1886. The following year, the Ohio Grove name was dropped and the park was simply "Coney Island."

Happy Birthday Coney Island!

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Yep. Today was a rather slow day on the rides side at Coney, but the pool had a very busy day.

I also enjoyed the air conditioning in the ticket booth for early shift, even though I do not particularly like working the ticket booth.

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wow what will they do for there 125th year???

just think if Kings Island would have never been built what would coney be like???

is a great question?

but with the planned park at i 75 i71 split in ky

Someone would have built a big park somwhere??

Happy birhtday coney to another 123 years?

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