Near Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Opened April, 1986
The second stand-up roller coaster built in the United States, and the first introduced on the east coast.
The ride features 2,210 feet of track & a lift hill 93 feet tall.
The ride was repainted in 2000 to celebrate our 25th anniversary.
Fun Fact: Formerly located on this site was the "Galaxie" roller coaster and the "Flying Carpets" Giant Slide.
Erected 2001 by Kings Dominion.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1986.
Location. 37° 50.323′ N, 77° 26.66′ W. Marker is near Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is located inside the Kings Dominion Amusement Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doswell VA 23047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wave Swinger (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Carrousel (about 400 feet away); ACE Roller Coaster Landmark (about 500 feet away); Ranger Smith's Jeep Tour (about 500 feet away); Water WorksBoo Boo's Tree Swings (about 500 feet away); Boulder Bumpers (about 500 feet away); The Blue Ridge Tollway (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doswell.
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