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Page 04 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: A Condensed History of Coney Island A textual narrative written by Major B. Franklin Waite, A.M., Ph.D., B.S., LL.D. about the origin of Coney Island as a community. Starting in 1844, the narrative...
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Page 80 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Rose Garden, Steeplechase Photograph of the Rose Garden in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track built...
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Page 07 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue, Looking West A photograph showing Surf Avenue, Looking West filled with businesses and the random roller coaster.
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Page 82 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Glady's Chime Tower, Steeplechase Park Photograph of bell tower in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track...
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Page 09 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue on a Hot Day A photograph showing the crowds on Surf Avenue on a hot day.
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Page 84 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Ball Room, Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Ball Room in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track...
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Page 11 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Observatory A photo of The Observatory in Coney Island
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Page 85 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Air Ships, Steeplechase Park Picture of the Air Ships ride at Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track...
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Page 13 of Coney Island - The People's History: Bathing, Parkway Baths A photograph of Parkway Baths in Coney Island.
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Page 87 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Ocean Pier, Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Ocean Pier at Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track built...
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