Cedar Point History - 1920's
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Bon-Air wing of Hotel Breakers opens
The entrance and a portion of the Cedar Point Chausee, battered by storms over previous years, are relocated two miles west.
- Sunday, 06 June 1920
- Cedar Point opens for 51st season.
- Sunday, 12 June 1921
- Cedar Point opens for its 52nd season.
- Sunday, 11 June 1922
- Cedar Point opens for its 53rd season.
Cedar Point spends $150,000 improving and remodeling concessions, the midway, and other areas of the resort.
- Monday, 02 April 1923
- Cedar Point awards contract for candy and soft drink concessions to Roy Dickson, owner of The Evergreens, W. F. McClurg, manager of the cafeteria, and James Brownscombe.
- Sunday, 10 June 1923
- Cedar Point opens for its 54th season
The first Kiddieland opens.
The Caterpillar opens.
Tornado destroys Cedar Point boat dock in downtown Sandusky.
- Sunday, 08 June 1924
- Cedar Point opens for its 55th season.
Noah's Ark opens
- Sunday, 14 June 1925
- Cedar Point opens for its 56th season
- Tuesday, 30 June 1925
- Hellen Keller speaks to the Lions Club at Cedar Point.
- Sunday, 13 June 1926
- Cedar Point opens for its 57th season.
- Sunday, 12 June 1927
- Cedar Point opens for its 58th season.
Final season for the Racer
- Sunday, 10 June 1928
- Cedar Point opens for its 59th season.
The Cyclone opens.
The Cedar Point Bridge Co. established as a subsidiary of the G. A. Boeckling Co. The public utility corporation was created to build a causeway from Sandusky to Cedar Point. With the Great Depression to soon follow, construction is never started.
- Thursday, 02 May 1929
- Portions of the Cedar Point auto roadway are damaged by storm winds.
- Sunday, 09 June 1929
- Cedar Point opens for its 60th season
- Tuesday, 16 July 1929
- Cedar Point formally denies that the resort is to be closed because of impure water conditions. President G. A. Boeckling said similar rumors had been circulated about other Lake Erie shore resorts.