Ligonier Valley Rail Road Association
3032 Idlewild Hill Lane
Ligonier, PA 15658
Pennsylvania's Oldest Amusement Park. Idlewild and SoakZone has charmed people
across Western Pennsylvania and beyond
since the late 1800s. The park was
developed by Pittsburgh's Mellon family as
a picnic grove to boost traffic on the
Ligonier Valley Rail Road. When C.C.
Macdonald took the helm in 1931, rides,
entertainment and other attractions came
to Idlewild over the next half century,
along with the adjacent Story Book Forest.
After joining the Kennywood family of
amusement parks, Idlewild added a Wild
West town, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of
Make-Believe and a water slide complex.
Author Jennifer Sopko tells the
heartwarming history of a Pennsylvania
amusement park that continues to delight
generations of families.
304 pages, paperback.
+ $6.00 shipping & handling (USA only)
$2.00 s/h for each additional item
Item number 42-2
PA residents subject to 6% sales tax
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