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by JW65
Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:47 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Gurnee Park in Winter
Replies: 52
Views: 31046

A year has passed since my last posting of this message. Now that winter is officially here, does anyone have any new pictures to post of Gurnee GA in winter?

Hope you are all enjoying the holiday season for 2007. Happy 2008!

JW65
by JW65
Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Fright Fest 10/20
Replies: 21
Views: 11458

So, I wonder how this years Fright Fests have been going. Can anybody out there report back? Any pictures to post?
by JW65
Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:28 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: 1976 Gurnee Journey
Replies: 4
Views: 3804

I hadn't heard of the Gurnee Journey, but was wondering how staff has been maintained in post years during that same time period.
by JW65
Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Opening Days
Replies: 1
Views: 2478

Opening Days

A new topic. Think back to the Marriott years. Does anyone who was either a season pass member, or worked at the IL or CA park, recall any special events or traditions that took place on opening days? I remember showing up on opening day way back in 1980, but don't recall anything out of the ordinar...
by JW65
Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: What Do You Think About the New Highway Sign in Gurnee?
Replies: 11
Views: 6480

What Do You Think About the New Highway Sign in Gurnee?

Hi Everyone, It has been a long time since I've posted a new topic. I read about the new Gurnee signage in these entries: http://www.greatamericaparks.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=500 http://www.greatamericaparks.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=469 I recently passed by the Gurnee park and saw the new sign ...
by JW65
Tue Dec 19, 2006 8:51 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Gurnee Park in Winter
Replies: 52
Views: 31046

I hope everyone has an excellent Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year, 2007! Take a look at this thread and some of the pictures that people have linked to it, or have included in their galleries. They are fun at this time of year!

JW65
by JW65
Fri Jun 02, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: On March 20, 1976
Replies: 2
Views: 2656

Thirty years seems so long ago.....
by JW65
Fri Jun 02, 2006 9:24 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Great America History - Original Concepts
Replies: 8
Views: 19971

With GA's birthday, I wanted to pull this up to the front. Rick this is a great find.

JW
by JW65
Fri May 26, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Games, Merchandise, Food, and more
Topic: On the Way to Marriott's Great America
Replies: 12
Views: 11832

I would come from Chicago up I94.
by JW65
Thu May 25, 2006 6:08 am
Forum: Games, Merchandise, Food, and more
Topic: On the Way to Marriott's Great America
Replies: 12
Views: 11832

Hey Klemrock,

You mean MGA in Gurnee or Santa Clara? I don't remember those places on the way to MGA in Gurnee.

JW
by JW65
Mon May 01, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Admission Prices
Replies: 10
Views: 7058

This year an adult ticket will cost $55. Wow, in 1976 admission for adults was around $7.95.
by JW65
Mon May 01, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: NBC 5 Chicago...tonight
Replies: 17
Views: 10005

Glad you put it here because I missed seeing it on Channel 5.
by JW65
Thu Apr 27, 2006 12:21 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: American Eagle "STOP AT THE TOP!!"
Replies: 29
Views: 18114

The Eagle mug is from my own personal collection.
by JW65
Thu Apr 27, 2006 12:20 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Marriott's GA Stuff on ebay.
Replies: 34
Views: 19746

The Eagle mug is from my own personal collection.
by JW65
Tue Apr 25, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Marriott's GA Stuff on ebay.
Replies: 34
Views: 19746

Hey Everybody,

Cool vintage Gurnee MGA American Eagle mug / stein up for auction on ebay. Take a look! :P

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 7762206967