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A vintage hand-tinted postcard of the Island Park amusement park's roller coaster, "The Bullet."

Remembering the Island Park amusement park in Portsmouth

Remembering the Island Park amusement park in Portsmouth

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” into a small pond of water below at the former Island Park amusement

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