Rocky Point Amusement Park

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 No ticket or Pamphlet

 

July, 1985

Rocky Point Amusement Park, Warwick, RI

 

I grew up in RI and the first 18 years of my life were spent there. I went to a lot of things I guess, but I never took photos or cared. I guess that's what happens when you live somewhere for a long time or are a young person.  I attended places below (see links).  As for Rocky Point, it's interesting to include this even though I think it's mostly gone.  We used to have all the school trips here and the place is very well known for it's unique and well sought after recipes for Clam cakes and Clam Chowder.   Alas, I just learned while researching (see links above) that it's demolished for sure; apparently even the clam cake and Clam Chowder joint.  What a travesty. I have included links below to people claiming to have the secret recipe! Rhode island has a few things pretty much indigenous to anywhere else in the world.  Besides the Clamcakes and Chowder, there is the famous Coney dogs that are unique in RI.  Del's Lemonade is unique too here, as there used to be trucks coming by to sell the "slushies" with pieces of real fruit inside. We also had coffee milk, drink Narragansett beer and put vinegar on our homemade fries. We eat grinders, not subs; and cabinets not milkshakes.  Ah, those are the unique things I miss so much and try as I might to duplicate, they cannot be duplicated.  oh, one more thing; RI was home to the only known X-rated  Drive in~  now it is not X-rated, but is the only open Drive in in Rhode Island, and as most know, Drive in's are a dying breed; I don't think there's very many left in the world...So don't dismiss Rhode Island; it's got some great stuff you'll be talking about for ages.

    

                                

Left to right: 1) The kids on the kiddie cars 2) Kids on airplanes 3) General view; me and a relative

 

Sites you might like to visit in Rhode Island:

World's Largest Bug

Roger Williams Zoo

Newport Mansions

Block Island

North Lighthouse

Narragansett Beach

Point Judith Lighthouse

Flying Horse Carousel

Watch Hill Lighthouse

Smith's Castle

Rustic Drive-In

Longfellow's Windmill Cottage

Carousel at Crescent Park

Lincoln Woods

Rocky Point's Ghost Town Photos

Clam Cake and Clam Chowder: The last Vestige

RI Famous Coney Dogs and Del's Lemonade, Rocky Point Clamcake and Chowder Recipes and more famous RI indigenous foods.**** My favorite RI Site.

 


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