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

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

The amusement park rises bold and are huddled on the beach in a mist

CoasterDemon's avatar

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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