Storyland Amusement Park

One of a small chain of nursery-rhyme theme parks

Storyland was on Highway 41, near Akers Mill Road, in Marietta, Georgia. It opened June 19, 1956, as part of a small chain of nursery-rhyme theme parks (the others were in Florida, New York, and Cape Cod), although it featured locally crafted exhibits. My parents took me here occasionally as a child and I loved it.

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Batman TV Series


Batman aired on ABC beginning January 12, 1966 and ran for 120 episodes over 3 seasons. The last episode aired on March 14, 1968. I never missed an episode. It was intentionally humorous, simplistic morality that included championing the importance of using seat belts, doing homework, eating vegetables, and drinking milk.

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