Step back in time with these vintage photos of Massachusetts amusement parks

Enjoy the ride.

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Hop on a rollercoaster with Sen. Ted Kennedy and his son Patrick at Agawam’s Riverside Park (now Six Flags New England) in 1979.

Walk with beachgoers amidst the sprawling Cyclone roller coaster on Revere Beach in 1962.

See what the grand entrance to Paragon Park on Nantasket Beach in Hull looked like in 1917.

Some of these places are still open, and many are long-shuttered. Either way, these vintage photos of Massachusetts amusement parks will transport you back in time.

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