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Enchanted Forest Being Clear-Cut for Bank

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There aren’t many original pieces from the Enchanted Forest theme park still standing at the old Route 40 site, but what’s left will soon be the sharing space with a bank. Ellicott City Patch reported that many trees have been cut down to make way for the bank (which was originally said to be a Chevy Chase, but that’s impossible, right?).

Whatever it’s going to be, construction may last until summer.

Baltimore’s Own Decaying, Haunted Fairyland

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Baltimore natives:  did you ever vacation at Enchanted Forest, the 50s-era amusement park outside Ellicott City? Once, we’re sure, it was full of enchantment and surprise and over-priced sodas; these days, though, it looks more like “Munchkinland’s skid row,” as io9 puts it. The fairy tale theme park closed in 1989, and has been in a poetic state of collapse ever since. You’re not supposed to go there, but some intrepid souls still do — and bring back the photos to prove it:

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