When Thumb Fun amusement park closed in 1998, it closed the door on an era of pranks, fun, and family vacations in Door County. Created 30-Jul-10. 30 photos. Categories & Keywords.
As it fades from memories, and thousands come to know a Door County never knowing the amusement park was once part of it, we can forget how much that place defined Northern Door. Somehow, we let some of the best parts of this attraction slip away. For evidence, just read this thread from 2007. When Thumb Fun closed, it made news all over. Sad news. Thumb Fun Amusement Park: Door County Photos. The bottom corner of the photos said that it was Aug. 1971. Not positive on that tho. Scenes from the Haunted Mansion. ThumbFun 1. The bottom corner of the photos said that it was Aug. 1971. Not positive on that tho. Scenes from the Haunted Mansion.
According to the National Amusement Park Historical Association, there are approximately 1,000 defunct amusement parks in North America, with a significant number being in the United States. The primary reasons for amusement park closures in the early-20th century included the advent of the Great Depression, destruction by fire, and construction of highways and other forms of land development. Jun 01, 2011 · Arcade Memories: Thumb Fun. But I did do a little video gaming during family trips slightly father away, at Thumb Fun, a small amusement park with an arcade that used to operate in Door County, Wisconsin. Thumb Fun was primarily an amusement park -- it had a bouncy castle, and go-karts, and a haunted house, and a bunch of other rides and.