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Where Is The Comet? Page 5
This page has photos of our 1961 Comet
taken in front of interesting places.

Where Is The Comet
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Where Is The Comet Diners & Dives
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RI Diners That Are gone.

Diners That Have Gone To Die.

Diners That Are On Their Way Back.
Jolly Cholly's, North Attleboro, MA


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Jolly Cholly's, North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Jolly Cholly's was an Amusment Park. It was a Drive-In hamburger stand in the early 50s and started having rides in 1959. Rides at the park included a ferris wheel, kiddie whip, merry-go-round, kiddie boats, kiddie buggies, roller coaster, train and sky fighters. It closed in 1979.
G. I. Joes, North Attleboro, MA


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G. I. Joes, North Attleboro, Massachusetts
G. I. Joes is an Army/Navy store. It has a Bell 47 helicopter painted like it is from the TV show M.A.S.H.. This is actually the type of helicopter used in Korea during the war. The copter has a set of big red lips painted on the side with the words Hot Lips.

Childrens Museum, Providence, RI


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Childrens Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
The Rhode Island Childrens Museum opened in its new location in Providence in 1997. Origionally located in Pawtucker, RI, it had outgrown its space. It has a giant sculpture of a Dragon Climbing off the roof of the building.

Goddard Park Carousel, Warwick, RI


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Goddard Park Carousel, Warwick, Rhode Island
The Carousel at Goddard park was a Looff Carousel that was originally located at Lakeside Park in Syracuse, New York (1901). It was moved 1908 to Rocky Point Amusement Park in Rhode Island and in 1930 was moved to Goddard Park. The Carousel inside is gone, only the building remains. It was sold in 1974. Where it is now is not known. What a shame!

Seabee Museum, North Kingstown, RI


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Seabee Museum, North Kingstown, Rhode Island
The Seabee Mueum was built by Seabees, run by Seabees, for Seabees and their families, as well as for the public. Seabees are the Construction Battalion of the USA Navy.

Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence, RI


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Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence, Rhode Island
Providence Performing Arts Center, was opened as a Loew’s Movie Palace on October 6, 1928. It was the site of a number of notable movie premieres, including the first 3-D feature film, Bwana Devil in 1952. It was also named the Ocean State Theatre and Palace Theatre. In 1995 it was completely renovated and restored to its origional splendor. It is now a state-of-the-art facility hosting first-class Broadway touring shows, plays, contemporary acts, concerts and movies. It still has a 28’ by 51’ movie screen and Wurlitzer organ (Origionally a Robert Morton organ) that rises from the stage.

Bell AH-1F Cobra, North Kingstown, RI


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Bell AH-1F Cobra, North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Here is the Comet with a Bell AH-1F Cobra helicopter. It is located at the Rhode Island Air National guard at Quonset Point.

The Arcade, Providence, RI


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The Arcade, Providence, Rhode Island
The Arcade was was the first enclosed shopping mall in the United States and was built in 1828.