Indiana beach : A Fun-filled History. / W.C Madden.
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- ISBN: 9781625847829 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
From its humble beginnings as a place to swim and row a boat, Ideal Beach eventually became Indiana Beach, a small amusement park where families could have good old-fashioned fun. Founded by Earl Spackman in 1926, its popularity was bolstered by the addition of a dance hall that drew the top bands of the nation during the Depression and war years of the 1940s. When Earl passed away, his son Tom continued his legacy, setting Indiana Beach on a course that would make it one of the most popular vacation resorts and amusement parks in the entire Midwest, delighting nearly one million visitors every year.
Electronic reproduction. Charleston : The History Press, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9185 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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