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Great America Bugs Bunny

Great America Bugs Bunny Event Busy Beaver Button Museum
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Great America Bugs Bunny back Event Busy Beaver Button Museum
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Marriotts GREAT AMERICA Warner Bros. Inc. 1975
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Bugs Bunny dressed in Americana outfit on white background.Thin red and blue lines border the button. Text is in blue and red. Small copyright text is black.

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Marriott's "Great America" was opened in 1976 in Gurnee, Illinois. The Marriott brand decided not to pursue theme parks and sought buyers after 6 years of operation. The theme park wast finally acquired by the Six Flags Corporation in 1984. "Six Flags Great America" consistently ranks among the top amusement parks in America for its attendance.

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K., Jerome. "Six Flags Great America - History". Retrieved November 6, 2016.

Novick, Steve. "Great America theme park near tiny Gurnee: $50 million playground ready next spring", Elk Grove Village Herald, March 31, 1975.

"TEA/AECOM 2017 Global Attractions Attendance Report Report" (PDF). Themed Entertainment Association. 2017. Retrieved May 17, 2018.

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EV0810
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