(WTNH) — The beloved Lake Compounce amusement park in Connecticut the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America. It starting operation in 1846.
So much rich history at this family theme park that we thought we would go back. Amy Thomas joins us to do just that.
In the video above, she explains how the park was founded as a result of a failed science experiment, the history of some of the most recognizable rides, when they first added a roller coaster, and what’s next for the park.
Find out more about Lake Compounce and its 175th-anniversary celebration: https://www.lakecompounce.com/.