Remembering the Island Park amusement park in Portsmouth

Posted 8/1/13

PORTSMOUTH — The audience of over 60 people gasped when Town Historian Jim Garman projected the old picture up on the screen. He had given them fair warning, however.

It was a 1928 photograph of a rider atop a horse that was "diving" …

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