The town’s beachfront was teeming with tens of thousands of tourists on the evening of July 19, 1969.
The popular carousel with hand-carved horses spun its riders round and round. The brightly colored Noah’s Ark fun house, a fixture near the iconic wooden pier since 1929, rocked back and forth. Pairs of thrill seekers slid down the massive Jack and Jill slide, shrieking as they dropped 50 feet from the top.
– PUB DATE: 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: The Portland Press Herald
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