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Roller Coaster, the Dip the Dip on left, bowling alley with the carousel in front of it, and the dance pavillion in Forest Hill Amusement Park. The Stone House with wrap around porches is on the far right. In the front is the trolley car circle. I think the tower was for electricity for the trolley cars.
Join Matt Zipperer and Chris Catanzaro to learn about the history of Forest Hill, the history of the Stone House, the first developers, the first houses built, the trolley, the amusement park. And learn about some of the families who lived in Forest Hill from the 1890’s into the 21st Century.
Large crowd at the Forest Hill Amusement Park. See the old wooden roller coaster called the Dip-the-Dip in the upper left corner. Times-Dispatch reported 7000 to 8000 visitors at Forest Hill Amusement Park in its heyday.
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