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Aerial view of Paragon Park, Nantasket Beach, Mass., undated

PC001.03.01.TMP.034 (RS82394)

Description

Aerial view of the amusement park, Paragon Park, at Nantasket Beach. The park was created as part of "New England World's Fair." The Park is lit by 100,000 electric lights, covers 20 acres and includes exhibition halls, a roller coaster, other rides, and beach access. Numerous flags fly over the grounds.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
3.5x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
191159
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.034

Record details

Originator
Metropolitan News Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
amusement rides
beaches
events
exhibitions (events)
flags
world's fairs
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Subjects
Paragon Park
Places
Nantasket Beach (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 38-39.

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