The oldest amusement park is in Denmark. Bakken, located in Klampenborg, north of Copenhagen, opened in 1583 and is currently the oldest operating amusement park in the world. The park claims to have over 150 attractions, including a wooden roller coaster built in 1932.
In 1976, the mummified body of Elmer Mccurdy was found in a funhouse in California. Mccurdy had died in a shootout in 1911 and his body had been used ever since as a sideshow attraction. His discoverers only realized it was a human body when his arm broke off, revealing bone and muscle.
There was an amusement park in Vernon, NJ that was so unsafe being injured was considered part of the experience. The Alpine Slide alone produced 14 broken bones, 26 head injuries, and 1 fatality.
In Minnesota, there’s an amusement park where you can pay to shoot military machine guns, or better yet drive a tank. For extra you can crush cars.
A woman fell in love with, has a sexual relationship with, and plans to marry, an amusement park ride… .