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Today’s Trivia (March 11)

For more than half a century, Margaret and Stan Nelson owned and operated this popular Wichita attraction.

In the days before television and air conditioning, the Nelson’s park offered fried chicken dinners, a swimming pool and steam-powered engine shows.

One of the trademark attractions at their park was a Wurlitzer organ with Louie the clown.

Their park also offered a miniature train and a wooden roller coaster, considered one of the last surviving coasters designed by Herbert Paul Schmeck.

Question: What was the name of the Nelsons’ park?

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Answer to Thursday’s question: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Bob Kanaga.

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