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

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-191159

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

world's fairs
exhibitions (events)
amusement rides
flags
beaches
events
postcards
photographs

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.034

Places

Nantasket Beach (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Metropolitan News Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards
photographs

Subjects

Paragon Park

Accruals Note

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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