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Boblo Island

Wednesday, 12th November 2008 by

This huge pavilion and dance hall is the only remaining structure from Boblo Island Amusement Park in Ontario. The Amusement Park was open to the public from 1898 until 1993 and through the years it was home to a number of roller coasters, rides, shows and restaurants. The remaining dance hall is about 3300 square metres and for a while had the largest dance floor in the world. Most visitors…

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