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

Boo Boo's Tree Swings

Opened May, 1975

 
 
Boo Boo's Tree Swings Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, August 28, 2009
1. Boo Boo's Tree Swings Marker
Inscription.  
This "Kiddie Chair Carousel" (as named by the manufacturer Intamin AG of Switzerland) has also operated under names "Totem-Go-Round" and "Hickory Limbs" since its opening debut.

A concrete "tree" surrounds the original ride structure.

The construction cost in 1975 was $24,555.

Fun Fact
The ride was shipped from Europe on the Soviet freighter "Novolvovsk".
 
Erected 2000 by Kings Dominion.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
 
Location. 37° 50.393′ N, 77° 26.598′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is located within Kings Dominion amusement 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. Ranger Smith's Jeep Tour (a few steps from this marker); Boulder Bumpers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Scooby-Doo Ghoster Coaster (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wave Swinger
Boo Boo's Tree Swings Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, August 28, 2009
2. Boo Boo's Tree Swings Marker
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(about 500 feet away); The Shockwave (about 500 feet away); The Eiffel Tower (about 600 feet away); Water Works (about 800 feet away); Volcano (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doswell.
 
Boo Boo's Tree Swings image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, August 28, 2009
3. Boo Boo's Tree Swings
Boo Boo's Tree Swings Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, August 28, 2009
4. Boo Boo's Tree Swings Entrance
Located in the KidZville section of Kings Dominion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, August 28, 2009
5. Located in the KidZville section of Kings Dominion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 25, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022