This 1800s Wild West 60s theme park is for sale

If your family took trips to the Lake of the Ozarks and passed through Warsaw in the 1980s or early part of the 90s, you may have stopped at this pioneering theme park on Warsaw’s Cumberland Gap. It’s been closed for a long time, but now it’s for sale and we have some pictures for you to check out.

According Four States Homepage, the 1800s-inspired theme park opened in 1979 and lasted until the end of the 1995 Lake of the Ozarks tourist season. It was the brainchild of current owner Marion Shipman.

According to History of the four states, Shipman visited Silver Dollar City when he was six years old and decided he needed to build a place like this and began planning it. In 1966, Shipman’s grandparents purchased land, and as a teenager in 1975 he built the blacksmith shop, general store, and a small soap-making shed. And according to the articlehis whole family finally got involved to help him make his dream come true.

I think it’s a really cool story because I’ve always been into theme parks and carnivals and that kind of thing. There’s magic in the fun you can help people have and the memories they can make in places like this. That said, I never thought of building anything to try and bring it to life. The closest I got was playing the different versions of roller coaster designerand that was in adulthood.

Shipman said Four States he tried to sell the property in 1989 but had no takers. This time, he hopes to strike a deal with the right buyer that will kick-start the attraction. And I think that would be a very cool result.

The property is offered by Susan Newman of Missouri Lakes Realty for $295,000 and contains 20 buildings on 20 acres. Consult the list here. And keep scrolling to see great photos of the property.

You Can Buy This 60s Old West Theme Park In Warsaw

Have you ever experienced the 1800s inspired theme park in Warsaw on the way to Lake of the Ozarks in the 80s or 90s? It opened in 1979 according to Four States Homepage and closed in 1995. This small pioneer village was a labor of love for Marion Shipman and her family until it closed. Now they would like to see someone else with a passion for entertainment and the old west bring it back to life.

Take a look at all the photos. I think it would be a great place to show off blacksmithing, carpentry and pioneer western arts and crafts, give away gifts for sale and a fun place to step back in time and have a drink, use the bathroom swim and get in that Lake of the Ozarks vibe. Heck, someone could get the bank to update the buildings and make it a themed Airbnb or guesthouse.

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