amusement park

While amusement park enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the opening of Kings Island's new giga coaster Orion in 2020, people who live nearby are anticipating a nightmare.

Scenic rollercoaster in Minerva Park, which was open from 1895 to 1902.
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On Columbus’s North East side, there is one residential area that doesn't look or feel like any of the surrounding neighborhoods. It's called Minerva Park, and it's actually an enclave completely surrounded by municipal Columbus.

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Geauga Lake Amusement Park closed 10 years ago. Community members gathered on the site in Aurora over the weekend to unveil a plaque commemorating it.