Rockaways' Playland

185 Beach 97th Street
Rockaway Beach, New York, United States

Defunct, Operated from to

Defunct Roller Coasters: 3

NameTypeDesignScaleOpenedClosed
Atom SmasherWoodSit Down
Scenic RailwayWoodSit Down
Jack RabbitWoodSit Down

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Former namesL.A. Thompson's Amusement Park ( to )

Location

The park was torn down in in the mid 1990s and housing was built on the site.

History

The park closed for business in July of 1985 after a botched robbery attempt at a concessions stand left an innocent women dead.

Owner / Operator

Originally built and owned by LeMarcus A. Thompson. Thompson owned the park until his death in 1926. His family ran the park until selling it in 1928.

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