Six Gun Territory (USA-Pennsylvania)

Amusement park in the United States

Six Gun Territory
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Defunct
Operated May 30, 1896 to 1975
Owner Union Traction Company
Previous names Willow Grove Park

Six Gun Territory, formerly known as Willow Grove Park was a trolley park located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA that opened in 1896 and closed in 1975. When it opened, the park was operated by the Union Traction Company under the direction of company President John B. Parsons.[1]

In 1982 Willow Grove Mall was built where the amusement park once stood. The mall features a variety of artifacts and homages to the original amusement park. The park briefly operated as Six Gun Territory from 1972-1975.[1]

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Forest Ride Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters Wooden 1919 1926 or later Scrapped
Thunderbolt National Amusement Device Company Wooden 1931 1975 Scrapped
Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Steel 1958 1975 Scrapped
Wild Cat Philadelphia Toboggan Company Wooden Unknown 1929 Destroyed by fire
Scenic William Morris Wooden 1896 1975 Scrapped
Alps Unknown Steel Unknown Unknown Scrapped



Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Airships Unknown Swing Ca.1905 Unknown Unknown


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Life Was A Lark At Willow Grove Park". YouTube. 1991.