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Near Rochester in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Junction Park

(1901-1964)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, January 8, 2012
1. Junction Park Marker
Inscription. Built by Beaver Valley Traction Company to increase trolley ridership. 2 roller coasters, carousel, diner theatre, dance hall, dark ride, and grandstands with a racetrack and ballfields. In 1929 an Olympic pool was added. The rides were gone by 1941 and the pool closed in 1964.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.988′ N, 80° 17.959′ W. Marker is near Rochester, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on YMCA Drive 0 miles east of Delaware Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 18/65), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the Rochester YMCA. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester PA 15074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Townsend House (approx. mile away); Built Here In Old Sharon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Townsend Company (approx. one mile away); Second Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick
Junction Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 8, 2012
2. Junction Park Marker
(approx. one mile away); Saint John A.M.E. Church (approx. one mile away); Joseph H. Bausman D.D. (approx. one mile away); White Cottage (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation. (Submitted on January 8, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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