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The (Belated) Celebration Of A Century! – Lagoon had a “quiet observance” of it’s 100th anniversary in 1986, but made up for it the next season.

Eyerly Aircraft

Eyerly Aircraft – Find out how an aircraft company became a popular amusement ride manufacturer.

America Screams…At Lagoon! – Rare footage of Lagoon in the 1970s, narrated by Vincent Price.

Opening Weekend 1967

13 Things That Are 130 Years Old – A little perspective to better understand just how old Lagoon is.

40 Years Of Pioneer Village At Lagoon

A Closer Look At Lagoon’s Logo – A study of the logo and how it has evolved through the years.

Lagoon’s Pioneer Village Stars In ‘Christmas Land’

Live At Lagoon, 1962! – Listen to a Stan Kenton concert recorded at Lagoon’s Patio Gardens.

Racing At Lagoon – The story of the old Lagoon Race Track.

Lagoon And The Fair, Part I: The Davis County Fair

Lagoon And The Fair, Part I: The Davis County Fair – Lagoon hosted the county fair for many decades. Learn how it influenced the growth of the park.

Lagoon And The Fair, Part II: The Utah State Fair – Read about the proposal to hold the state fair at Lagoon.

Lagoon And The Fair, Part III: The World’s Fair – Some of Lagoon’s rides from the World’s Fair, but it also inspired elements of the park from the very beginning.

Taking Flight At Lagoon! – Rides and events at Lagoon that were inspired by airplanes and space travel.

Majestic Park – An amusement park planned for Salt Lake City, that was never quite completed.

Dean Swaner, 1950
Bandits Crack Safe At Lagoon

5 Jul 1950: Bandits Crack Safe At Lagoon

Gorilla Background Check – A collector helps identify the gorilla from Lagoon’s haunted attractions.

Missing Link Located In Hairy Heredity – An update about the history of the gorilla figure from Haunted Shack and Terroride.

Springtime Recovery At Lagoon – A look at different floods at Lagoon.

Discovering Lagoon…Outside Lagoon – Did you know Lagoon operated arcades, a restaurant and more throughout the area?

Lagoon ’65 – All about the big expansion of the park in 1965.

The Lagoon That Never Was: Lagoon IMAX

The True Namesake Of The Freedola – A history of the Carousel’s band organ.

 

An ongoing exploration of Lagoon's past

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