September 04, 2006
ERIEVIEW PARK guests prepare for a day of fun. The park will be ... - Ashtabula Star-Beacon
The screams and laughter of happy children echo down Lake Road as many take their last spin in The Spider.
Olivia Pinney, 6, of Wadsworth, isn't afraid of The Spider, and she was enjoying her last spins and twirls on The Salt 'n Pepper Shaker Sunday afternoon.
Olivia, along with hundreds of little visitors to the lakeside Erieview Amusement Park in Geneva-on-the-Lake, will be disappointed next year when the carousel, Ferris wheel and Tilt-o-Whirl are replaced by a new development.
August 01, 2006
Erieview Park closing
This will be the last season for Erieview Park, which started in 1945 with two children's rides and expanded to 18 children and adult rides.
After this Labor Day, the park no longer will be a tourist attraction along the Geneva-on-the-Lake Strip. Owner Donald Woodward informed park staff of his plans Sunday evening.
"It really isn't a sad thing," Woodward said.
By closing the amusement rides, Woodward can open the property to other type of attractions.