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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coney_Island

Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/ entertainment .... Eventually a settlement was reached where the beach did not begin until 1,000 feet (300 m) south of Surf ..... The beach serves as the training grounds for the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers (CIBBOWS) , a group ...

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and world culture, so too did Coney Island have a powerful impact on revolutionizing the ... In 1903, Sea-Lion Park became the first Coney Island amusement

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Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice. Special Offers & Promotions Do Not Apply on the Following Days: Memorial Day Weekend – May 26th, 27th, ...

www.coneyisland.com/tourist-information

Rides and attraction are generally open on weekends from Easter until Memorial Day, all week long from Memorial Day until Labor Day, and then weekends ...

www.pdxhistory.com/html/coney_island.html

When you think of Amusement Parks, you think of Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. Discovered in 1609 by Dutch explorer Henry Hudson, Coney Island ...

brooklynbased.com/blog/2012/06/05/brooklyn-history-coney-island

Jun 5, 2012 ... Coney Island's reputation as the most famous of American .... the 1980s and 1990s did nothing to improve Coney Island's image (neither did ...

www.westland.net/coneyisland/time.html

Highlights. 1609 - Dutch explorer Henry Hudson discovers Coney Island; 1829 - The Shell Road links Coney Island with Brooklyn; 1875 - Andrew Culver builds ...

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America's oldest amusement park, Coney Island on Stillwell Avenue in New York, has entertained millions with rides, freaks shows, circuses and exhibits.

www.nytimes.com/2009/04/04/nyregion/04metjournal.html

Apr 3, 2009 ... In preparation for another season at Coney Island, Reggie Pryor replaced light ... “They're all surprised when I tell them we're still open,” said a ... “Unfortunately, the press did a great job announcing Astroland had closed, ...

ultimatehistoryproject.com/coney-island.html

Coney Island is more than just a world-famous amusement area in Brooklyn, New ... Efforts to use Coney Island as a summer resort, however, did not begin until ...