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Lagoon’s Lunchtime Legacy

“…the picnics are really the backbone of our business here at Lagoon.” -Peter Freed With millions of dollars worth of thrill rides and attractions, it may be hard to believe that statement by former Lagoon president, Peter Freed. But its part of what keeps people coming back to Lagoon year after year. Picnics for families, […]

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The True Namesake Of The Freedola

Anyone who has been on the authentic Carousel at Lagoon and who has looked closely at the band organ may have noticed the name “Freedola” painted on the bottom. It’s understandable if you assume this is a small reference to the Freed Family who has been operating the park since the 1940s, because that was […]