Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Wave Swinger
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.
The Wave Swinger hydraulic system is concealed underground.
Erected 2000 by Kings Dominion.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is May 31, 1975.
Location. 37° 50.31′ N, 77° 26.594′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is located within Kings Dominion theme park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16000 Theme Park Way, 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. Water Works (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Shockwave (about 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 (about 600 feet away); ACE Roller Coaster Landmark (about 600 feet away); The Scooby-Doo Ghoster Coaster (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doswell.
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