Crystal Rock Palace built to serve food and beverages. 1913: College football legend and Notre Dame great, Knute Rockne, works as a lifeguard at Cedar Point with teammate Gus Dorais.Movie "The Great Train Robbery" played the season at Cedar Point Theatre. 1907: Arrival of Steamer "Eastland." Beginning of steamship service to Cedar Point from Cleveland. During their free time they perfect the forward pass on the Cedar Point Beach.It is billed as “Scientifically Built for Speed, Thrills and Safety.”1934: The Tumble Bug was one of the few rides added at Cedar Point during the Depression.Mid-30's: The Leap the Dips coaster is removed.1925: The legendary Helen Keller speaks at the Annual Convention of Lions International hosted in the park’s Convention Center.1929: The classic Cedar Point Cyclone roller coaster opens along the beach.
With over 150 rides, shows and attractions, it’s easy to see why one day is not enough to explore the 364-acre park.
He would bring guests over to Cedar Point on his steamboat, Young Reindeer, for the modest price of 25 cents. 1894: Beach additions include a pony track, diving platform, water toboggan, horizontal bars, water trapeze and bicycle boats.1897: Four owners (Adam J. George Boeckling guided Cedar Point's success from 1897 until his death in 1931.
By the 1880s it was noted in the local paper that “sailing and bathing parties to Cedar Point are all the rage.”1870: Cedar Point opens as a public bathing beach. Hayes" begins service to Biemiller's Cove while the Steamer "Lutts" goes to the Cedar Point Lighthouse. Stoll, Jacob Kuebeler, Louis Adolph and Charles Bretz) sold interest in Cedar Point to the Cedar Point Pleasure Resort Company of Indiana. 1899: Cedar Point opened its first hotel, the Bay Shore Hotel.
1939: Dance floor and skating rink of the Coliseum converted to a Ballroom and refreshment service added.
Top name big bands performed in Cedar Point's Grand Ballroom. Boeckling" put out of service; sold and removed to Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., where it became a floating warehouse.