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By Robert McLaughlin

Freedomland opened on June 19, 1960, within the Baychester component to the Bronx, long island. Designed by means of Marco Engineering of la for overseas game company, it used to be the 3rd and biggest leading edge topic park outfitted throughout the US to imitate Disneyland. built within the form of the U.S. and offering 2 hundred years of yankee background, Freedomland used to be meant to be either intriguing and academic. traditionally themed points of interest and costumed solid participants have been positioned during the seven sections. furthermore, Freedomland provided nationwide and native stars, gigantic bands, and day-by-day leisure occasions. specialist personality actors additionally labored through the park. via photos, Freedomland: 1960-1964 takes a travel of all seven sections of Freedomland and extra. even though it was once open for simply 5 seasons, the park's site visitors and solid individuals have been lucky to have their own "Disneyland of the East."

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