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Amusement parks -- History

View Resource Yesterland, the Discontinued Disneyland

Yesterland, an individual effort affectionately provided by Werner Weiss, is a nostalgic trip through a Disneyland that no longer exists: rides that have been discontinued. Most of the discontinued rides are from "Tomorrowland," although some are from other sections of one of America's oldest and most beloved theme parks. Each "Yester-attraction" contains a photograph, details of the experience,...
View Resource Defunct Amusement Parks

While there are many sites on existing amusement parks, this particular Web site contains detailed information on "pleasure palaces" that have gone out of business or that have since been demolished. Created and maintained by Joel Styer, the site features an interactive map of the United States that allows visitors to click on any one of the states to find out information about now-defunct...
View Resource The Original Epcot Project

Most people do not realize that the original vision of Walt Disney World included a plan for an Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT), known today as Epcot. This wonderful exercise in online journalism brings together a veritable cornucopia of material related to the planning and original concept for this proposed community. The site contains over a dozen areas, such as Epcot Model,...