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Sunday, September 14, 2014

The Capital Region's Beloved Amusement Park, Hoffman's Playland, Closes Today









After 62 years of providing
family fun to the Capital Region,
Hoffman's Playground is closing.







Eric and I drove to Latham last week to say goodbye to this beloved fun park.













From the parking lot I can
see the Balloon Flight.




















I, like thousands of local residents,  have fond memories of visiting Hoffman's Playland.

My brother, Al, drives the tank while I
enjoy the ride during a 1962 visit.

The September 15, 2014 Times Union article on Hoffman's Playland's final day.

2 comments:

Melissa Napoli said...

Hi! I'm working on the Hoffman's Documentary for WMHT, would you be willing to let us use your photo(s) in the documentary we are producing?

melissa@workingpictures.com
518-869-0460

Ginny said...

Hi Melissa,
I'm happy to share photos from this blog for a documentary on Hoffman's Playland.