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This Day In History: Roller coaster crash at Forest (Schuetzen) Park
On Sunday, June 17th, 1923, a near record crowd of 3,640 people attended the annual basket picnic of the Davenport lodge No. 28, Loyal Order of Moose at Forest Park. Attendees enjoyed a program of games and outdoor sports, including … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Accidents, amusement park, Disasters, Forest Park, roller coaster, Schuetzen Park Leave a comment