West Mifflin in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Historic District
Erected by Kennywood.
Location. 40° 23.286′ N, 79° 51.921′ W. Marker is in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Kennywood Boulevard. Marker is located on the grounds of Kennywood, an amusement park in seasonal operation since 1898. Admission fee required. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin PA 15122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Turtle (within shouting distance of this marker); Kennywood's Thunderbolt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thunderbolt (about 300 feet away); The Pagoda (about 300 feet away); Andrew Stephen McSwigan (about 400 feet away); Miniature Railroad (about 400 feet away); Laffin' Sal (about 400 feet away); Auto Race (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Mifflin.
More about this marker. The marker is at the front at ground level in landscaping, whereas the actual ark is elevated.
Regarding Noah's Ark. The rocking ark is accessed by an elevator, with operator, that has simulated malfunctions. The ark features narrow dark passageways, including stairs, and various scenes, some with surprise automations. There are escape doors for patrons to quit the experience early.
Also see . . .
1. Kennywood. (Submitted on August 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Kennywood - Wikipedia. "This ride [is] the last operating of its kind in the world..." (Submitted on August 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.