Penny Arcade (Colonnade)

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Penny Arcade
Other Name(s) Arcade
Type Arcade
Skill-based Games
Park Section Colonnade
Built 1904
Opened 1904
Closed Unknown
Number of Stories 1

At least two Penny Arcades existed at the park. The first was installed in the Colonnade across from the Theater around 1904[1] and a second along the Midway in 1909. Penny Arcades were attractions with coin-operated devices, including fortune-telling machinery, slot machines, love tester machines, and skill-based games such as skeeball, box-ball, and shooter games.[2]

The term "Arcade" was also used to describe the Colonnade as a whole.

See Also


  1. Catalog of Title Entries of Books Etc. Catalog of Title Entries First Quarter 1905. Entry 10801.
  2. "Penny Arcade.