A Look Inside This Beloved Michigan Amusement Park Will Make You Feel Nostalgic
Boblo Island Amusement Park was a beloved amusement park that began operating in 1898 and ran for almost 100 years. The park sat just above the mouth of the Detroit River, but was actually on the Canadian side on Bois Blanc Island, Ontario. It lies just above the mouth of the Detroit River and was commonly referred to as Detroit’s Coney Island.
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Really takes you back, huh? And also makes you think, wouldn’t a Boblo remake be so awesome? Tell us, what are your favorite memories of the park?
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
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