Happy birthday to us!

Sixty-seven years ago today, Louis J. Koch opened a little park he called Santa Claus Land. All these years later and his idea for a place for families to enjoy time together continues to thrive. In fact, this week USA Today named our Splashin' Safari the Best Water Park in the Nation. How about that!…

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Happy birthday to … us!

It was 59 years ago today that Louis J. Koch opened the world’s first theme park, Santa Claus Land. Fifty-nine years later, LJK’s grandson Will keeps up the family tradition along with his mom and two of his daughters…plus hundreds of us who feel as if we’re part of the family. Often, August 3 is…

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Remembering Reagan

It was back in March of 1955. A movie star was crossing the country, promoting his new TV show. He made an appearance at the General Electric plant in Tell City. Someone suggested that he check out Santa Claus Land, located in a neighboring county. Back then, it wasn’t a big deal to change a…

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