Whalom Park closed six years ago, but its best-loved attraction — the wooden roller coaster known as ‘‘The Black Hole’’ — survived until yesterday. The demolition is making way for a condominium development.

Coasting to a stop at Whalom Park

By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / October 19, 2006

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LUNENBURG -- There were plenty of signs the end was coming: When Whalom Park finally closed its gates, after more than a century as a Central Massachusetts landmark; when its ballroom burned down and its antique carousel was auctioned off, horse by horse; when a developer bought the lakefront site and made plans to build condos. (Full article: 898 words)

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