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Freeman’s Amusements and Funtown USA Views

The first postcard was mailed from Seaside Heights on September 8, 1964. Evelyn wrote to Mr. & Mrs. B. Wood in Fair Lawn, NJ: “This is a real lazy life. How have you been? If you take a ride down the address is 220 Sampson Ave. Regards from all.”  The south facing view shows Freeman’s Amusement Center before the June 9, 1955, fire.

The second postcard was postmarked in 1968 and shows the new Funtown USA that was built after the fire. Both postcards may be enlarged by clicking your mouse over the image.

 

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2 responses »

  1. One of my favorite vantage points on the boardwalk. Such great time capsules from the 50’s and 60’s !

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  2. Are there any photos or postcards inside of Freeman’s with the Dentzel Mueller carousel which is the one that was lost in the June 9th,1955 fire ?

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