Hersheypark: the Sweetness of Success
by Charles J Jacques, Jr

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ISBN Number: 978-0961439217
Format: Hardback with dustjacket
Number of Pages: 221
Publication Date: 1997
Publisher: Amusement Park Journal

Very Good condition Limited Edition hardcover in Very Good condition dust jacket inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the title page. 

Hersheypark is an amusement park located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, near the Hershey Chocolate Factory. Hersheypark was opened in 1907 as a leisure park for the employees of the Hershey Chocolate Company, an American confectionery company. Later, the company decided to open the park to the public. Today the park has over 110 acres (450,000 m) and over sixty rides and attractions. Hersheypark admission also includes entry into ZOOAMERICA, an adjacent zoo. Also adjacent is Hershey's Chocolate World, a visitors' center that is open to the public and that contains shops, restaurants, and a chocolate-themed ride. Both Chocolate World and ZOOAMERICA are accessible from outside the park boundaries, with Chocolate World offering admission for free.


  • 1857-1907 Managing the Ice Cream;
  • 1908 Bill Murrie and the Lancaster Gang;
  • 1909-1912 Lions and Tigers and Mares, Oh My;
  • 1913-1915 A Time to Celebrate;
  • 1916-1922 Tomorrow We Get Our Town Back;
  • 1923-1929 The Philadelphia Connection;
  • 1930-1939 Building Prosperity;
  • 1940-1945 Rationing Fun;
  • 1946-1954 Hershey’s Comet;
  • 1955-1964 A New Standard;
  • 1964-1970 Troubled Times;
  • 1971-1974 Hersheypark;
  • 1975-1979 Getting Looped – The Superdooperlooper;
  • 1980-1985 A Shortage of Capital;
  • 1986-1989 Turning Things Around;
  • 1990-1995 Accelerated Growth;
  • 1996 The Cat is Back!

Condition: Very good.

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