SixFlagsGreatAdventureIoA[Book: Harry Applegate and Thomas Benton – 2009 – 17x23cm – 130 Pages – Many B&W photos]. “Built in 1974, Great Adventure (Jackson Township, New Jersey), was the larger-than-life dream of a larger-than-life personality, Warner LeRoy. The consummate showman, LeRoy had visions of a fantasy world of rides, shows, and animals in a beautiful and unspoiled woodland setting. In 1977, Great Adventure became a member of the Six Flags family of theme parks and has continued to grow, with bigger and better attractions. Visit attractions past and present, including: the Garden of Marvels, Big Balloon, Freefall, Ultra Twister, Kingda Ka, and Bizarro.” Chapter Points: Acknowledgments; Introduction; A Dream Comes True; The Greatest Day of Your Life; It’s a Whole New Adventure; It’s Playtime! ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.