On June 19, 1960, New Yorkers were introduced to a unique theme park. Unlike those that came before it and certainly never duplicated since, Freedomland U.S.A. incorporated American history into family entertainment. In the northeast part of the New York City borough of The Bronx, Freedomland U.S.A. was billed as "the world’s largest entertainment center."
Check out this 1962 full page ad--sliced and diced for easier reading--click on the photos---and be prepared to time warp! This place had all the bells and whistles.
There's Sonny Fox of Wonderama, Chubby Checker, and the great Patti Page. Popeye too! And Captain Jack McCarthy....what a line-up!
Sadly Freedomland closed just a few short years later in 1964 and is now the site of Co-op City...
For more about amusement parks in general--and more Freedomland too-including a FB page---click on the link https://bit.ly/2sqAyrA