Savin Rock

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Postcard picture of The Colonnade, Savin Rock

Savin Rock is a section of West Haven, Connecticut.

It was the site of the Savin Rock Amusement Park, which began in the late 19th century as a regionally renowned seaside resort. It evolved into a general amusement park in the 20th century and eventually closed in 1966. [1][2][3][4]

The park ran along the west side of New Haven Harbor beachfront and is today a walk and bike path. One of the last reminders of the area is Jimmie's of Savin Rock, a restaurant known for its seafood and split hot dogs.

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  1. ^ Randall Beach, Keeping memories of Savin Rock’s glory days alive, one tour at a time. The New Haven Register. Sunday, September 6, 2009
  2. ^ Reynolds, Edith (2006). Savin Rock Amusement Park. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-4476-0. Retrieved January 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ Dorman, Bennett W. (1999). Savin Rock: An Illustrated History. Photo Restoration & Design. ISBN 0-9669159-0-9. 
  4. ^ Johnson, Gil; Dorman, Bennett W. (1993). Savin Rock Memories. West Haven Committee for the Preservation of Local History. 

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