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1907 M. S. Hershey officially dedicates Hershey Park, Hershey, Pennsylvania.
1961 Fire destroys the (1900) bandshell at Kennywood. Nearby Pippin roller coaster (John Miller/1924...now the Thunderbolt by Andy Vettel/1967) narrowly escapes damage.
1965 Three children are killed and two are injured when a tub comes off of a King "Flying Comet" amusement ride in Taylor Township, Michigan.
1966 Death of George M. Harton III, president of West View Park and the last member of the Harton family active in the park's operation.
1993 The Outlaw wood coaster, designed by Custom Coasters International, opens at Adventureland, Des Moines, Iowa.

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