Little A-Merrick-A owner Lee Merrick dies at 92

Posted Tuesday, August 9, 2011 1:02 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Lee W. Merrick, 92, who owned Little Amerricka, the Marshall amusement park that bore his name, died Friday after a brief illness. The amusement park, which features 26 rides and attractions, will remain open, said Darrell Klompmaker, the park's general manager.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 2:41 PM

I always wondered about the unusual spelling of our country in the name of the park, but never bothered to research it. Interesting.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 4:55 PM

Sad to hear this; but what a life-span! I went to the park for the first time this summer - what a dynamite place! Can't wait to get back.


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