Lincoln Park Ruins

Lincoln Park Ruins Essay


Lincoln Park Ruins

Lincoln Park
 was an amusement park situated between New Bedford and Fall River in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts.  It was built in 1894 and ran continuously until closing in 1987.  There is a rich history associated with the park but I’ll leave it to the reader to search it out on other sites.  These photographs documents the parks very end.  A dozen years after the gates were locked, after everything of value had been hauled away and the major buildings burned, I jumped the fence to make this series.