TULSA, Okla. — Bell's Amusement Park appears to be on its way back.
Owner Robby Bell told FOX23 the new location will be announced in the fall.
Many Tulsans were wondering about a possible comeback after the park's page made a cryptic post on their Facebook page.
Most Tulsans have fond memories of the amusement park. Many considered it a local landmark until it closed in 2006.
Bell's Amusement Park started as a hand-built kiddie park in 1951 at the fairgrounds at 21st & Harvard. It grew to a large amusement park with rides like the Zingo, White Lightning and Phantasmagoria.
It closed after 56 years when the lease at the fairgrounds location was not renewed.
Since then the Bell family tried different ways to re-open the park, including a fundraiser in 2016. But it didn't pan out.
The new reopening process will be a five or six phase opening beginning with a year-long phase one process, the owner says.
He says all the Bell's favorites will be rebuilt at the new park in addition to many new rides.
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