Sea Lion Park

Great-grandson of adventurer Paul Boyton, who built Coney Island's Sea Lion Park in 1895
What better place than Coney Island for a man who floated down the Amazon River in a rubber suit and was the first to swim the English Channel. Adventurer Paul Boyton opened Coney Island’s first enclosed amusement park in 1895. Sea Lion Park, built...
Content type: Oral History Item