Thursday, November 2, 2017

Jo-Jo Kiddie Land Amusement Park, Chicago Heights, Illinois (1950-early 60s)

Jo-Jo Kiddie Land Amusement Park, at 3300 Chicago Road in Chicago Heights, Illinois was opened in 1950 by Joseph N. Bartolini.

The park opened with a Merry-Go-Round, a Diesel-locomotive miniature railroad, kiddie Ferris wheel, buggy ride, boats, airplanes, hand pedal cars, live ponies and a shooting gallery. In the 1st year, rides were a bargain 9¢ each.

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