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June 16, 1884

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1884 the first roller coaster ride opened in America at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, NY. The ride cost a nickel and travelled at a whomping 6 miles an hour. It was an instant success … Continue reading

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