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Frontier Town News - NYS Solves Fun Problem · The perennial problem...
NYS Solves Fun Problem · The perennial problem of en-1 white wihales, and some sea Other western-styled attrac- tertaining the children is solved for families vacationing in New York State, In addition 4 · to hundreds of museums, amusement parks and other places fascinatiag to children as weE as adults, there are at least fifty attractions in the" Empire Stale devoted primarily to the happiness of small fry. Reports indicate tihat facilities facilities and programs are being expanded this season to make them even more appealing-to youngsters. Far in the lead in number are animal exhibits. These range from barnyard menageries menageries to the ChiJdren's Zoo in Bronx Park -where an adult is admitted only when accompanied accompanied by a child. New tliis year is a large glass-front building for new-born animals. One of the first occupants is a tiny orangutan. The New York Aquarium at Coney Island is always fun for children. Most of them are fascinated by Olaf, billed as fche biggest and friendliest walrus in captivity. Olaf is only a six-year-old youngster himself, weighing a mere 1,600 pounds and still growing. This year Olaf will occupy his new house, Polar Bay, with Ookie ( his mate. Other features will be a new pod of seals in the outdoor pools, two Baluga snakes. Another popular zoo for youngsters is the Catskill Game Farm n e a r Cairo. Scores of tame deer, sheep and other animals roam the area, waiting to be petted and fed. The f a r m supplies animals to zoos all over the country. A large shipment of new animals expected t h i s summer includes 25 kangaroos and wallabies from the Royal Zoological Society of Australia. Among the newer features is I tions include Carson City at Calskil'l and Cimarron City at Monticello. All feature exciting stagecoach and pony rides. There is an entirely different appeal at-the Land of Make- believe at Upper Jay. Cinderella's Cinderella's coach, w h i c h , everything else, is scaled down to child-size, takes the visiting princess to a fairyland castle. Another nursery book land Storytown, U. S, A., at Lake George Village. It includes a reptile house, an enlarged] Ghost Town and Jungle-Land animal nursery with baby camel, mouse deer and baby yak. Rides have been added to the children's amusement area and the cafeteria has been expanded. Following animals in popularity popularity are attractions appealing appealing to young cowboys a n d cowgirls, fast western action and re-enactments of the legends legends of the Old West with galloping galloping horses, ttie "bad guys and good guys.*' Junior may be deputized to the Sheriffs posse to help "round up the villains. Frontier Town, near Schroon Lake, was the first, and is tfie largest cowboy attraction in New York S t a t e . Visiting youngsters tliis season will help tine Frontier Town cavalry cavalry defend the fort against Indian attack. VACATION LARGEST ONTARIO, Where FUN FOR THE 9 Miles Golden Sand Beach Newest Mid-Way, Ultra Cottages, Fish in Beautiful Dancing, Golfing 1 , Boating-, Ridingr, Fishingr. · 90 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE--WASAGA HOTEL JONES Located in the center of the Rideau Lakes, a regular

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  1. The Post-Standard,
  2. 26 May 1963, Sun,
  3. Page 74

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