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E. Parkway, Memphis, TN , USA
URL: Remember Libertyland
Latitude & Longitude: 35° 7' 13.740132", -89° 58' 58.790928"
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National Register of Historic Places

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Honoring the nation's Bicentennial, Libertyland theme park opened near this spot on the Mid-South Fairgrounds on July 4, 1976. History buffs reveled in Colonial Land, Frontier Land and Turn of the Centry Land and children of all ages enjoyed live shows, games and the dozen plus mild to wild rides. The parks signature Dentzel Grand Carousel and Zippin Pippin roller coaster both dated from 1923 were listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other popular features were the Revolutio​n coaster and the Old Hickory flume ride, the childrens playground on Tom Sawyers Island, the dolphin show and the Memphis Liberty Bell. Libertyland was more than just a park, providing first time jobs for hundreds of teens and pleasant
memories for millions of visitors. It closed in 2005. Historic Marker placed by Remember Libertyland and the Shelby County Historical Commission.
Libertyland was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on July 03, 1980.
StoppingPoints.com Editorial on Libertyland:
Libertyland Grand Carousel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. See also the Zippin Pippin Roller Coaster historical marker page.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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