This Day in History: 06/16/1884 - First U.S. roller coaster

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This Day In History takes us back to June 16th, 1884. See how people flocked to the theme parks in order to hop on to the newest ride that had everyone talking. The attraction was called The Gravity Pleasure Ride. Lemarkus Thompson created the ride and became very rich off of its profits. Check it all out in this interesting and fun video clip.

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