View showing ferris wheel at the Boardwalk and Baseball theme park in Haines City, Florida.

View showing ferris wheel at the Boardwalk and Baseball theme park in Haines City, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/131657
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Title

  • View showing ferris wheel at the Boardwalk and Baseball theme park in Haines City, Florida.

Image Number

  • K893880

Year

  • 1989

Series Title

General Note

  • Note directional sign in the foreground at the left.
  • Circus World was built in 1973 by the Felds (then owners of Ringling Bros.) to combine circus based shows and amusement park rides with a new winter quarters for the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. It was later sold to Mattel, Inc. who sold it to developer Jim Monaghan in 1984. Sold to Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich in 1986 who shut the park down and rebuilt it as Boardwalk and Baseball which opened on February 14, 1987. HBJ sold its theme park assets (which included SeaWorld and Cypress Gardens) to Busch Entertainment Corporation on September 28, 1989 and Busch closed Boardwalk and Baseball on January 17, 1990.

Additional Corporate Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 transparency - col. - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1047B10.

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View showing ferris wheel at the Boardwalk and Baseball theme park in Haines City, Florida.
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