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By Tim Hollis


When Six Flags Over Georgia opened in June 1967, it grew to become the 1st subject matter park within the Southeast. even supposing the park is healthier recognized at the present time for its high-speed curler coasters, this booklet recaptures its prior years while it was once dedicated to some of the sessions of Georgia's history.

Six Flags Over Georgia revisits such vintage rides and points of interest because the Log Jamboree, stories of the Okefenokee, Jean Ribaut'sAdventure, the Krofft Puppet Theater, the satisfied Motoring highway, and plenty of others.

It additionally explores how the park's concentration replaced and improved over the a long time and takes a glance at a few of its vintage advertisements and souvenirs.

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Who might face up to that year’s slogan: “Whatever you're keen on top, that’s what Six Flags is. ” (Author’s assortment. ) The 1972 brochure at the left hottest the minimalist strategy; the internal prominently featured the recent appeal for that 12 months, the Riverview Carousel. The 1973 brochure (right) evidently got here on the top of Sid and Marty Krofft’s attractiveness. they might go away Six Flags after the subsequent season to open their very own ill-fated entertainment park in downtown Atlanta. (Author’s assortment. ) The Six Flags memento line of the early Seventies may appear a piece restricted by way of today’s criteria, yet simply try and think what any of these things might bring forth the eBay creditors’ industry at the present time. the most infrequent of all are the 8-mm colour movies within the decrease correct hand nook; simply attempt discovering these for $6. ninety five now. (Author’s assortment. ) the former web page confirmed a sampling of early souvenirs, yet this notable shot of 1 of the park’s outlets in 1969 is sufficient to make any tourism memorabilia collector hyperventilate. when you have shelled out funds to shop for this publication, you rather most probably nonetheless have a few of these goods on your personal attic or storage. begin having a look! (Six Flags assortment. ) Souvenirs didn't have to be dear to own their very own charm. those stick-on decals from the Impko corporation have been produced for virtually each significant and minor vacationer charm within the nation and are hugely wanted this present day as a result of their disposable nature. (Author’s assortment. ) according to the assumption of sending ads domestic with the visitors, even the paper luggage utilized in the reward retailers have been emblazoned with portraits of the park’s significant sights. (Donnie Pitchford assortment. ) the memento ebook from the 1st Krofft puppet construction for 6 Flags, 1967’s Circus, pictured some of the puppets utilized in the express and featured Sid and Marty’s biographies, simply sooner than their nationwide reputation as children’s tv software manufacturers. (Donnie Pitchford assortment. ) There seems an issue with this 1972 Chevrolet commercial photographed at Six Flags. Take a detailed examine the kinfolk at the correct: Mr. Rabbit’s physique has a human head sticking out from the head, but the “father” of this kin has the pinnacle of a big rabbit. The “mother” and her little ones are patently content material with being a bunny’s brood, whereas at some distance left, Mr. undergo supplies out balloons and pretends to not discover what's going. The ads international can be bizarre. (Author’s assortment. ) For a few cause, photos displaying Six Flags’ many billboards are infrequent, yet those examples have been captured in 1974 through park worker and avid photographer Andy Duckett. the ground one promoted the second one season for the good American Scream computing device. (Andy Duckett assortment. ) Dignitaries of all stripes got the purple carpet therapy after they visited Six Flags. right here diplomats from the dwelling Island and Lidsville embassies get chummy with then-governor (and destiny president) Jimmy Carter in 1974. (Six Flags assortment. ) while Tony Orlando and sunrise made a private visual appeal on the park, they went for a experience at the nice American Scream computer.

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