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Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Wave Swinger

 
 
The Wave Swinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, August 17, 2009
1. The Wave Swinger Marker
Inscription. Opened May, 1975
Built by Zierer, The Wave Swinger is named for its wave-like motion, creating a thrilling experience for guests of all ages. Note the craftmanship of the original oil paintings on the center column and top crown, cleaned and retouched in 1997.

This particular model has 48 seats.

In addition to the original oil paintings, the ride is covered with fiberglass decorations & filigree trim.

Fun Fact
The Wave Swinger hydraulic system is concealed underground.
 
Erected 2000 by Kings Dominion.
 
Location. 37° 50.31′ N, 77° 26.594′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Click for map. Marker is located within Kings Dominion theme 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. Water Works (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Shockwave (about 300 feet away); Boulder Bumpers (about 400 feet away); Ranger Smith's Jeep Tour (about 500 feet away); Boo Boo's Tree Swings (about 500 feet away); The Carrousel
The Wave Swinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, August 17, 2009
2. The Wave Swinger Marker
Next to the entrance of the ride
(about 600 feet away); ACE Roller Coaster Landmark (about 600 feet away); The Scooby-Doo Ghoster Coaster (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Doswell.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEntertainment
 
The Wave Swinger image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, August 17, 2009
3. The Wave Swinger
Ride in motion
The Wave Swinger image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, August 17, 2009
4. The Wave Swinger
Close-up of oil paintings
Entrance to Kings Dominion image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 29, 2009
5. Entrance to Kings Dominion
The Wave Swinger is located in Kings Dominion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 886 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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.
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