Filled With Cement Dinosaurs, The Abandoned 1930s Florida Amusement Park Bongoland Will Give You Chills
There is a place in Port Orange, Florida that is both equal parts creepy and fascinating. What began as a sugar mill way back in the 1800s is now a beautiful garden open every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with free admission. But this vibrant garden wasn’t always this way. In fact, it has quite the sordid past, which includes becoming a 1930s amusement park named Bongoland, which was eventually abandoned. Check out the fascinating history regarding this abandoned amusement park in Florida.
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So, have you visited this abandoned amusement park in Florida yet? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you’re looking to find out more about the park, make sure to check out the website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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