Abandoned Childhood Dreams (StoryADay Post)

English: Silhouette of the Afterburner rollerc...
English: Silhouette of the Afterburner rollercoaster at Fun Spot Amusement Park. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There is a small park hidden deep in the woods. The park was once known as Fairy Tale Fun World, the most popular amusement park in the United States during the 1990s. The park (located in Griffithville, Indiana) boasted over 100 rides, a huge swimming pool, a fountain, outdoor picnic areas, and several sculptures.

Yet in the year 2001, the park suddenly shut down following the September 11 attacks and it hadn’t reopened since. The woods surrounding the park quickly took over, destroying everything in its path. After five years, you wouldn’t recognize the same place.

That was because the wood ate up the park. Then a hurricane decimated what was left of the park, leaving nothing but broken down rides, a swimming pool that was filled with algae, and moss growing on the sculptures.

All in all, it was the perfect place for some horror stories to happen.