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Dutch Wonderland

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c. 1960. 2249 Lincoln Hwy. E (U.S. 30), 4.7 miles north of Strasburg
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • (© George E. Thomas)

Central Pennsylvania has become a regional tourist destination combining the big three of American family entertainment, a bit of history with family amusement and modern outlet malls. This complex uses an iconic castle, perhaps recalling the post–World War II Storybook Land outside of Atlantic City, as a sign for an immense amusement park.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


What's Nearby


George E. Thomas, "Dutch Wonderland", [Lancaster, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 313-313.

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