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DogPatch (Arkansas) USA Theme Park (Little Abner Comic Strip)
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The Dogpatch USA amusement park opened in 1968 and closed in 1993.
The park was located near a town called Marble Falls in Arkansas.
 
The park was based on the American "Li'l Abner" comic strip and it's characters.
"Li'l Abner" was written by Al Capp and ran from 1934 to 1977, appearing in many newspapers.
It was about a clan of hillbillies living in the mountain village of Dogpatch, Arkansas, and
was the basis for several films and television shows.
 
Al Capp owned part of Dogpatch USA.
A statue of the comic strip character Jubilation T. Cornpone was located at the park.
Dogpatch USA
1. Dogpatch USA Amusement Park, Dogpatch, Arkansas, "Li'l Abner" Coin
 
White metal, 28mm, 7.21gm
 
Obverse:
Comic strip character Li'l Abner facing right
DOGPATCH USA
DOGPATCH, ARK. 72648
LI'L ABNER
© (Copyright) 1968 CAPP ENTERPRISES, INC.
 
Reverse:
Comic strip character Jubilation T. Cornpone riding horse and holding sword
DOGPATCH USA
DOGPATCH, ARKANSAS. 72648
© (Copyright) 1968 CAPP ENTERPRISES, INC.
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