Ocean View Pavilion Amusement Park - Jacksonville Beach, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 17.413 W 081° 23.369
17R E 462544 N 3351008
Quick Description: The former Ocean View Pavilion Amusement Park was located in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2008 4:54:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM4PR8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member The SuzyQs
Views: 38

Long Description:
This former amusement park was located in vicinity of where the Bandshell and the Jacksonville Beach Pier stand today. It included a ferris wheel and a 50 mph wooden roller coaster known as "The Beach Coaster" which operated from 1928 to 1949. Much of the area where the park was located was destroyed by Hurricane Dora in 1964.

A Jax Beach Ocean View Pavilion Photo Tour is available on the Metro Jacksonville website.
Date Park Closed: 01/01/1964

Address:
Jacksonville Beach, FL USA


Current Use or Function:
Jacksonville Beach Bandshell, Boardwalk, and Pier.


Is the park still there?: No

If not, what is in its place now?:
Jacksonville Beach Bandshell, Boardwalk, and Pier.


Date Park Opened: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
You must post at least one original picture at the posted coords to post a visit log for this waymark. Extra points if you are in the spirit of the park (i.e., in costume, etc.).
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