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BHLani

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Old Play Area
« on: January 30, 2015, 03:31:47 PM »
When I was a little kid, in probably about the early to mid nineties, I remember playing on a play area that kind of jutted over the water. Does anyone else remember this area? I've been trying to find pictures, but I can't seem to find them.

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Re: Old Play Area
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2015, 04:11:28 PM »
i think Geyser Gulch/Splash Harbor debuted about 1997.  I can't think of another play area near the water during the 90s.
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Re: Old Play Area
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2015, 07:03:58 PM »
There was one prior to the Tom and Huck area, as well.  I don't remember it at all, since even as a child I understood that we did not pay for tickets in order to climb ladders and slide on slides.  I believe it was near the entrance to Lost River.
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Re: Old Play Area
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2015, 07:49:04 PM »
I just discovered what it was.  It was Shanty Town.

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Re: Old Play Area
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2015, 12:05:02 PM »
Yup, Shanty Town! I remember playing there on my first ever trip to SDC, back in '94 (I was nine).

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Re: Old Play Area
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2015, 12:31:06 PM »
I loved Shanty Town, and remember it well. There are some pictures on the forum!
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Re: Old Play Area
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2015, 07:56:01 AM »
Yup. Not long ago I posted a Throwback Thursday post about Shanty Town telling what I know and asking for more info. http://sdcfans.com/throwback-thursday-shanty-town/

Check out this video of it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFeZOotKUL8