Goodbye, Kiddieland. Chicagoland icon closes after 80 years
Written by Anthony Murphy
Kiddieland, a small amusement park in Melrose Park of the Chicagoland area is closing after this summer after being open after 80 years. The oldest of the current Illinois parks, they are the next victims of the current recession. While not as big as Six Flags, Disney, or Universal, it was much more affordable than the big ones! I know that we do not cover Kiddieland on Themeparkinsider.com, but I wanted to publish this sad news to a theme park from the past before Disney, before Universal, before Six Flags. You can find out more about this hidden gem of Chicagoland from the Chicago Sun-Times, and the amusement park's website.Tweet
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