- Could have been in your backyard...
Geauga Lake — Cedar Point's little, very little, brother to the east — shuttered its doors in 2007.
Relatively more accessible than Sandusky, cheaper, and with fewer crowds, the amusement park did decent business back in the day before facing mounting money troubles.
Many a kid spent time there though, and the Big Dipper was a big draw. An old wooden coaster built in 1925, the Dipper was the first "big" coaster for many a youngster and a nostalgic monument in Northeast Ohio.
So how did it end up for sale on eBay?