Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Blue Ridge Tollway
Built near a wooded section of the park once known as Shady Grove, guests could walk through the woods and watch these 4/5 scale replicas of classic automobiles.
The cars are modeled after 1917 Model T Fords.
The top speed is about 6 miles per hour.
The cars cost about $4,400 each in 1974.
Based on the consumer price index, these same cars would cost $13,985 in 2000.
Erected 2000 by Kings Dominion.
Location. 37° 50.319′ N, 77° 26.777′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Click for map. Marker is located in the Kings Dominion Amusement Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell VA 23047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Shenandoah Lumber Company (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Carrousel (about 500 feet away); ACE Roller Coaster Landmark (about 500 feet away); The Shockwave (about 600 feet away); The Eiffel Tower (about 600 feet away); The Wave Swinger (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boo Boo's Tree Swings (approx. 0.2 miles away); Water Works (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Doswell.
Categories. • 20th Century • Entertainment •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.