Playtown Park Pictures Sought

Playtown Park Pictures Sought

There are 66 comments on the story from Aug 15, 2006, titled Playtown Park Pictures Sought. In it, reports that:

The Press is looking for pictures of old Playtown Park, a popular amusement park back in the '50s and '60s. Playtown Park was located on Baltimore Pike in Morton on what is now the site of Kohl's department ...

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Philadelphia, PA

#65 Apr 22, 2012
my dad ran playtown park. i grow up there every summer. flying A was across the pike i would like to see pictures of the old park [email protected]

Minneapolis, MN

#66 Mar 31, 2013
My Father worked part-time at Lenape..he was a ticket taker on the Carosel...I loved it..sorry it is gone...would love to see pix

Malvern, PA

#67 Jun 24, 2013
My grandparents who lived in Morton used to take me, my sister and cousins to Playtown in the early summer evenings during the 50's. I remember the roller coaster being gigantic which it was to a little girl. I loved the little train that went around the entire park. Wonderful memories.

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Anaheim, CA

#68 Jul 26, 2013
Great memories of playtown park growing up in Morton it was the main place to go for fun. Used to hop the train by the tunnel, played lots of pinball, our school OLPH used to have an annual day and you would get a ticket book for rides and games. My family moved to California in the summer of 1968 and I got in one last Playtown Park day the day before moving. Hi to Ken Wareham my friend growing up who lived right behind Playtown and fellow train hopper.
Greg Falcioni

Villa Park, CA

#69 Jul 26, 2013
There is a wonderful two minute video on YouTube shot in 1962. Just punch in Playtown park. It's awesome

Phoenixville, PA

#70 Jul 28, 2014
my dad ran the park from 1953 till two years before it closed. i spent most of the summers there n meant alot of people like sally starr ,we ewillie weber, chief half town, al alberts, and more. i worked there when i was 15.... i remember the park very well. i took the train out of the train shed a lot walked across the pike to the fling A to get gas, the the restrant across the pike .i use to cut the field with my two brothers and few other guys in the winter i helped to take the park apart and get it in storage

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