Cedar Point History - 1880's

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1880

Cedar Point opens for its 11th season.

1881

Cedar Point opens for its 12th season.

1882

Cedar Point opens for its 13th season.

Benjamin Dwelle and William Slackford lease Cedar Point and add picnic tables, walkways, and other improvements.

Theodore Moore builds the first dancehall.

1883

Cedar Point opens for its 14th season.

1884

Cedar Point opens for its 15th season.

1885

Cedar Point opens for its 16th season.

1886

Cedar Point opens for its 17th season.

1887

Cedar Point opens for its 18th season.

1888

Cedar Point opens for its 19th season.

The Grand Pavilion opens.

1889

Cedar Point opens for its 20th season.

The Ladies Pavilion opens.

Wednesday, July 3, 1889
The Cedar Point Pleasure Co. hosts firework show in front of the pavilion. The display was interspersed with music by the Great Western Band.