Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Joyland Kiddie Rides, Franklin Park, Illinois. (1952-1956)

Joyland Kiddie Rides in Franklin Park, Illinois, located at 1280 Mannheim Road, Franklin Park. It was open from 1952 to 1956. Joyland Kiddie Rides was owned and operated by George Thompson of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. 
This photo is a visual aid.
The park featured five rides, including a merry-go-round, a Ferris wheel, a tilt-a-whirl, a miniature train, and pony rides. Tickets were 10¢ and 15¢ for the pony rides.

Compiled by Dr. Neil Gale, Ph.D.

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