The Remnants of this Abandoned Theme Park in Indiana are Hauntingly Beautiful
By Courtney Johnston|Published April 04, 2016
Courtney's originally from the East Coast, but has found a charming new home in Indiana. She loves checking out local music, reading, and trying new food. She's also a little too addicted to coffee and has a Maine Coon cat she answers to.
Have you ever heard of the abandoned Rose Island in Charlestown? Considering this popular Hoosier theme park closed in 1937, it’s not surprising that many residents of Indiana have never heard of this park, nor been to see the splendor of its ruins.
Rose Island was a thriving amusement park built on a peninsula in Charlestown, called The Devil’s Backbone. It was purchased by David Rose in the early 1920s and turned into an amusement park, hotel, and large public swimming pool.