Anyone have any fond memories of amusement parks that are no longer around? Hipsters from the Ohio area may recall Chippewa Lake on the southwest side of Cleveland which resided on a small lake. A real beauty was Euclid Beach Park on the east side of Cleveland on the Lake Erie shore. It lived from about 1897 to 1969. It was a very relaxing park with water, a beach, a dance floor with a big band, a rollerdrome, coasters, pony rides, and lots of other family things. It didn't survive the turbulence of the 60s. All the small amusement parks in northern Ohio didn't make it past the energy crunch of the 70s and the competition from the large theme parks.