The History of the Indian Lake Amusement ParkGeorge B. Quatman acquired the west side of the Sandy Beach Park in 1957, and the east side in 1962. At that time the park was renamed the "San Juan Amusement Park" and became alcohol free. However, all along the harbor were bars and restaurants which were especially busy on weekends and holidays. On the evening of July 4, 1961, revelers wanted to continue partying when the bars attempted to close resulting in the first of several annual riots. Fights, destruction of property, and general rowdy crowd behavior became commonplace on the July 4th holiday weekends. For almost a decade, the park and the Russells Point community struggled with this reputation caused by outside troublemakers. The entire area saw a decline in attendance and investment.
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|Date Added||Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||31N E 166021 N 0|
|Decimal Degrees||40.47280000, -83.89558333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 28.368', W 83° 53.735'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 28' 22.08" N, 83° 53' 44.1" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100 OH-366, Russells Point OH 43348, US|
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