Sep 6, 2013 ... Educational site for the history of Coney Island, NY's amusement parks.
Illustrated articles, click-on maps, timelines, lists of roller coasters, rides ...
Coney Island is more than just a world-famous amusement area in Brooklyn,
New York. It has served as a metaphor for various aspects of society and life, ...
the rich history of Coney Island, with an eye toward the present and promising
future that is taking shape in New York City's original destination for fun in the sun
The Coney Island History Project, founded in 2004, is a not-for-profit organization
that aims to increase awareness of Coney Island's legendary and colorful past ...
America's oldest amusement park, Coney Island on Stillwell Avenue in New York,
has entertained millions with rides, freaks shows, circuses and exhibits.
"Coney Island is the Tom-Tom of America. Every nation has, and needs-and
loves-its Tom-Tom. It has needs of orgiastic escape from respectability-that is,
Jul 22, 2011 ... When you think of Amusement Parks, you think of Coney Island in Brooklyn, New
York. Discovered in 1609 by Dutch explorer Henry Hudson, ...
See a detailed account of Coney's Island history dating back to the 1880's.
Jun 5, 2012 ... As soon as the summer sun starts to scorch the Brooklyn pavement, Coney Island
resurrects itself for another season of screeching rides and ...
This text is part of Parks' Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within
the ... In 1824 the Coney Island House was established as a seaside resort, and ...