Rose Island Amusement Park

Charlestown, Indiana, USA

Defunct, Operated from 1923 to 1936

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Defunct Roller Coasters (1)

NameTypeDesignOpenedClosed
Devil's BackboneWoodSit Down

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History:The park was destroyed by the Ohio River flood of 1937 which took place in January and February when the park would have been closed for the season.
Owner / Operator:Rose Island came about in the 1880s as a picnic park and was known as "Fern Grove".  In 1923 Dave Rose purchased the area and turned it into an amusement park.

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