Lakewood Park (Images of America) by The Guinan Family

By The Guinan Family

located within the coal areas of northeast Pennsylvania, Lakewood Park used to be confirmed in 1916 by means of the Guinan relations as a spot to wash, picnic, and camp. It turned referred to as a nature retreat for the within sight miners and their households, and it built into the vacation spot for swimming, leisure rides, skating, sizeable band dances, boxing fits, ethnic celebrations, summer time inventory performs, and political banquets. The park boasted a 150-yard cement pool, hand-carved Spillman carousel, and grand ballroom. It used to be the host of the longest-running ethnic competition in Pennsylvania, Lithuanian Day, from 1914 to 1984. utilizing classic photos, Lakewood Park recollects a number of the fairs and celebrations, amusements rides, and famous person performers, similar to Dick Clark and Doris Day, that made the park an leisure mecca for sixty eight years.

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