Americana (Kings Dominion)

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Americana
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Kings Dominion
Location Doswell, Virginia, USA
Status Operating since April 4, 2009
Height restriction 48 inches unaccompanied
Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom
Location Aurora, Ohio, USA
Operated 1999 to September 16, 2007
Old Indiana Fun-n-Water Park
Location Thorntown, Indiana, USA
Operated unknown to August 11, 1996
Statistics
Manufacturer Chance Rides
Product Wheel
Height 110 feet
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Americana is a Ferris Wheel built by US manufacturer Chance Rides currently located at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, USA.

History

The ride opened in 1999 at Geauga Lake and was called Giant Wheel.[1] It would be later renamed Americana. After the 2007 season, Cedar Fair announced that the amusement park side of Geauga Lake would not reopen for the 2008 season.[2] Americana was subsequently dismantled and sent to Kings Dominion, where it reopened on April 4, 2009.[3]

References


Articles on Kings Dominion
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Articles on Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom
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