Images of Modern America: Six Flags Great Adventure is a compilation of years of research and collecting of photographs by Harry Applegate and Tom Benton, lifelong fans of the park and creators of the website GreatAdventureHistory.com. This book, like their website, celebrates the history of the world's largest theme park with its thousands of current and former employees and the millions of guests who have come together to share a Great Adventure.
But perhaps the most interesting chapter of the park's history took
place before that explosive growth. And now there's a book that
beautifully summarizes and illustrates that interesting past. The
book, authored by Harry Applegate and Thomas Benton, details Great
Adventure founder Warner LeRoy's grand vision for an amusement park
and that park's subsequent transformation into one of the United
States' largest collection of roller coasters and