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Posted: February 18, 2016

See eerie drone footage of abandoned Ohio amusement park

This Sept. 25, 2007 file photo shows the Big Dipper roller coaster at Geauga Lake in Aurora, Ohio. A group called the American Coaster Enthusiasts is working to make sure the historic coaster, one of the oldest in the country, is preserved.
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This Sept. 25, 2007 file photo shows the Big Dipper roller coaster at Geauga Lake in Aurora, Ohio. A group called the American Coaster Enthusiasts is working to make sure the historic coaster, one of the oldest in the country, is preserved.

Dayton Daily News Staff Report

AURORA, Ohio —

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Some of you might remember Geauga Lake, an amusement park near Cleveland, Ohio.

In 2007, parent company Cedar Fair (which owns Cedar Point and Kings Island) shut the amusement park down abruptly.

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A YouTube video featuring drone footage of the abandoned park was posted by user DiJi Aerial Media.

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The #1 Free Home Show in the Miami Valley is almost here

The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location. Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily during mall hours.  Admission is free! 

  • Landscaping and Outdoors

Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation

  • Demonstration Stage

Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair

  • Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch 
  • Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s. 
  • The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
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  • There will be a Q&A session with Barry at 1 p.m. 
  • Enter to win a Me-TV Prize Pack and be the first to meet Barry Williams

For more information on this year’s big event and how your business can participate visit HomeExpoDayton.com