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CAN YOU AFFORD TO OWN A THEME PARK?

(AP) – Bedrock City, a Stone Age theme park inspired by the animated TV show "Flintstones," is on the market for just $2 million and has everything a modern
cave dweller could ask for.

In addition to several fake rock-style huts, future owners will inherit a camp
ground, volcano train, a themed diner, brontosaurus slide and convenience
store with statues of cartoon characters nestled around the property.

Located in Williams, Arizona, Bedrock City is just a 30-minute drive from one
of America’s most famous rocky formations—the Grand Canyon.

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CONSTRUCTION OF A DREAM ON THIS DAY IN 1969

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Walt Disney points to the location of his new theme park in Florida

Construction began on the Walt Disney World park in Florida, on land that had been
purchased incrementally by Disney for the better part of a decade.

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THEME PARK OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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Disneyland Park, as it is known today, is located in Anaheim, California and is owned 
and operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division of The Walt Disney  
Company. Construction began in 1954 and the park was unveiled during a special  
televised press event (below) on the ABC Television Network on Sunday, July 17, 
1955.

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DISNEYLAND DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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Disneyland Park was unveiled during a special televised press 
event on ABC-TV. 

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