Monday, March 22, 2010

Happy 25th, Dollywood

Dollywood Theme Park, Pigeon Forge, TN, will be opening it's gates to start the park's 25th season this Saturday.

The park was formerly known under several names, and originally opened back in 1961 as Rebel Railroad. The property grew, eventually being purchased by Herschend and renamed Silver Dollar City Tennessee. Then along came Dolly, and in 1986 the park was reborn as Dollywood.

In celebration of the park's milestone, the has several articles about the park. This one gives a general look at the park and how it has evolved into it's current status, while this one gives looks as the business side of things. Also, there's one about the park's new additions for 2010, highlighted by the new Adventure Mountain (and there's a nice photo of it, too).