Frank Freeman purchased a pavilion on the corner of Boardwalk and Porter Avenue in 1916. He built some rides there in the 1920s and 1930s and was soon calling the park Freeman's
Amusements. The facility was destroyed by fire on June 9, 1955. Stanley Tunney helped rebuild the park and it reopened as Funtown USA in 1957. Its boardwalk is located right on the Atlantic Ocean.
The park was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy on October 29th, 2012. The park was being rebuilt with the goal of
reopening in 2014. On September 12, 2013, a huge fire destroyed a large section of the New Jersey Boardwalk, and the Funtown Pier was involved. News
will be posted here as soon as the extent of the damage is known.
Seaside Park, New Jersey
Funtown Family Coaster
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