Cedar Point History - 1910's

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1910

Boeckling acquires controlling interest of Cedar Point

New bathhouse opens as the largest of its kind in the world.

Figure-Eight Roller Toboggan moved, rebuilt, and renamed the Racer.

Cedar Point opens for its 41st season.

Wednesday, August 31, 1910
Aviator Glenn Curtiss sets world record for the Longest Over-Water Flight when he flies 63 miles from Euclid Beach near Cleveland to the Cedar Point beach
Saturday, June 10, 1911
Cedar Point opens for its 42nd season.
1912

Cedar Point opens for its 43rd season.

Leap the Dips Scenic Railway opens

1913

Cedar Point opens for its 44th season.

Knute Rockne and Gus Dorias perfect the forward pass on the Cedar Point beach, helping establish a new era for football.

1914

Cedar Point opens for its 45th season.

Cedar Point water tower is built.

Thursday, April 30, 1914
G.A. Boeckling announces that a large AC generator will be built to extend lighting along the Cedar Point Chaussee.
Saturday, June 13, 1914
The Cedar Point Chausee opens. It is the first road to Cedar Point.
1915

White House hotel is renovated and reopens as Cedars Hotel.

Cedar Point opens for its 46th season.

Sunday, June 11, 1916
Cedar Point opens for its 47th season.
Sunday, June 10, 1917
Cedar Point opens for its 48th season.
Friday, August 3, 1917
Coming from Cedar Point with a big crowd aboard, the steamer G.A. Boeckling hits the north end of the pier. After a short panic, the boat was docked and the incident soon forgotten.
1918

Scenic Railway rebuilt and renamed the Leap Frog Railway

Saturday, June 15, 1918
Cedar Point opens for its 49th season.
1919

Eden Musee opens

Sunday, June 15, 1919
Cedar Point opens for its 50th season.