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NAPHA Chronicle Magazine is the only one devoted to amusement park history.


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The Opryland Story

NAPHA Chronicle Magazine

NAPHA Chronicle Magazine dedicated an entire 52 page issue to the history of Opryland, Nashville, TN! Over a hundred photos of Opryland, many never seen before, help amusement park historian, Jim Futrell, narrate the story of this famed, former theme park.

Click here to learn more about The Opryland Story.

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Current Issue

NAPHA Chronicle Magazine's current issue looks at the whimsical architecture of amusement park buildings in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, designed by Jack Ray. In addition, we offer a final farewell to the amusement parks that closed in the last year.

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