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On this date 53 years ago, fans of amusement parks flocked to the new Six Flags Over Texas. It was the first park in the Six Flags chain, and history.com says it pioneered something you find in most amusement parks now.
Today's Stumper is:
What did Six Flags Over Texas pioneer in the amusement park industry?
1. All-inclusive admission price
2. Water park rides
3. Multiple roller coasters
The answer is all-inclusive admission price. On this day in 1961, amusement park lovers flocked to the new Six Flags Over Texas. History.com says this park in Arlington, Texas was also the first park to have the log flume and mine train rides and later, the first 360-degree looping roller coaster. The website says this Six Flags franchise also pioneered the concept of the all-inclusive admission price. Before this, separate entrance fees and individual ride tickets were the standard in amusement parks.