... where you can have one foot in SC and one in NC. While eating cotton candy. And having your picture taken with a gigantic Snoopy mascot.
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1986. Thunder Road at Carowinds. - Diedra Laird/Staff
1984. A Smurf house in the Smurf Village.
1973. 'Carowinds founder E. Pat Hall says hello to Miss Vicki, a 'petting size' African Elephant who resided in the Carowinds petting zoo at park opening in 1973.' -Wilton Abel
**isn't that Fred Kirby in the cowboy hat??**
July 4, 1980.
'One of Carowinds original attractions, the Powder Keg Flume, continues to thrill visitors today.' - Undated. - Wilton Abel
1981. 'Carowinds entertainer Rufus the Rainmaker whoops it up for a sudden shower this week. After going through his spiel, Rufus scores with a sprinkle from an overhead garden house.' - Robert Jones/Staff
1973. 'This double-decker carousel, complete with pipe organ and drums, was purchased from Pennsylvania and was the only one of its kind in the world. The carousel operated at Carowinds for only one season and was removed in 1974 and donated to the town of Dreieich, Germany.'
1978 Paladium schedule.
1983. Carowinds entrance.
What was the name of the ride sticking up behind the building?
It had the Eastern Airlines logo on it. Is that still there?
From Wes: 1973, first trip to Carowinds. (Wes is in the stroller.)