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Winnwood Beach, the Atlantic City of the Midwest
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TitleWinnwood Beach, the Atlantic City of the Midwest
AbstractDiscussion of the history and development of Winnwood Beach by Frank Winn approximately in 1912. The resort included three lakes, a water slide, picnic area, children's beach, roller coasters, and 300 building lots near the lakes. A boardwalk came later. The cover of this issue of the Sun Chronicle is a photo of Barbara Smith's painting of Winnwood Beach. After a series of mishaps, the park closed in the 1930s.
DateJuly 31, 1996
SourceSun Chronicle
LocationVertical file: Winnwood Beach
Local SubjectWinnwood Beach
Amusement Parks
Clay County, Missouri
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID124621
CONTENTdm number27665
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