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Solomon Dorney
Birth: Aug. 12, 1831
Allentown
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1901
Cetronia
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania, USA

Businessman. He was the founder of "Dorney Park". In 1860 he built a fish hatchery and picnic grove along Cedar Creek in the western suburbs of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Gradually he started adding games, refreshment stands, playground style rides, a restaurant, hotel, a zoo, and eventually mechanical rides. By the late 1800's his creation became known as Dorney Park. Today, Dorney Park and Wild Water Kingdom contains over 100 rides, games and attractions on 200 acres of land and has become one of the most popular amusement parks in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. (bio by: Decal) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elemina C. Fanet Dorney (1826 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Franklin T. Dorney (1855 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Church Cemetery
Allentown
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Decal
Record added: Oct 19, 2003
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Solomon Dorney
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Solomon Dorney
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Solomon Dorney
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