This Rare Footage Of An Indianapolis Amusement Park Will Have You Longing For The Good Old Days

In the early to mid-1900s, there was nowhere better to go in Indianapolis for a day full of family fun than Riverside Amusement Park. Located just adjacent to the popular Riverside City Park, this old school amusement park used to be found on 30th street (between the canal and White River).

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Did you ever visit this incredible amusement park when it was in its heyday? What’s your favorite memory from this beloved park?

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