BGT map from the 60's

Tuesday, June 2, 2009 12:18 AM

I posted this because I was amazed at the attention to detail of this map from 40 years ago. Most park maps back then were very generic. Even this map looks better then what most parks put out for maps today.

Click here.


My favorite MJ tune: "Billie Jean" which I have been listening to alot now. RIP MJ.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009 11:52 AM

As someone that spent his first 23 years in Tampa, this is very cool! I hated it when they got rid if that version of the Eagle. It's intresting to see that Stanleyville isn't there yet. I always thought that the original entrance was the gift shop (map item 24)

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009 11:54 AM
eightdotthree's avatar

Pretty neat to see not only what the park looked like, but I would assume that the area the park is in now wasn't always so ugly and overdeveloped.


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Monday, June 8, 2009 11:06 PM

Just horrifying in every way.


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Tuesday, June 9, 2009 11:27 AM

^?

We went there on a family trip in the 60's, i'll never forget the huge escalator (listed as "Stairway to the Stars") to the brewery tour. There was a pool at the base with penguins playing.

What's also fun is to see how much of the park is still the same. No free beer tho...

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