product description page

Land of Oz (Paperback) (Tim Hollis)

$15.63
MSRPReg: $22.99 Save $7.36 (32% off)
shipping to 94043
get it by Tue, May 1 with standard shipping.
free order pickup not available
not sold at Manhattan Herald Square

GiftNow® - give as a gift
send today or schedule it via email

about this item

In 1966, North Carolina tourism moguls Grover, Harry, and Spencer Robbins began exploring ways to utilize their new ski facilities atop Beech Mountain during the summer. They brought in their associate Jack Pentes to come up with an idea. As a long-time fan of The Wizard of Oz, Pentes planned and developed the Land of Oz theme park, opening in June 1970. The park did not resemble the famous 1939 MGM movie or the Oz as depicted in L. Frank Baum’s book. Instead, Pentes interpreted his own vision of Oz, with a comical Wicked Witch and a wizard who did not turn out to be a fake. The Land of Oz closed after its 1980 operating season and was left to deteriorate. Since 1990, however, its remnants have been secured and restored. The property is now available for special events, and a giant Oz celebration takes place each autumn.

more to consider

  • Route 6 in Pennsylvania (Paperback) (Kevin J. Patrick & Elizabeth Mercer Roseman & Curtis C. Roseman)

    $15.63

  • Toronto Architecture : A City Guide (Paperback) (Patricia McHugh & Alex Bozikovic)

    $18.32

  • Stuttgart Architecture Guide (Paperback) (Christiane Fulscher & Klaus Jan Philipp)

    $18.76

  • Liquid City ( Topographics) (Hardcover)

    $20.25

  • Notable Southern Californians in Black History (Paperback) (Robert Lee Johnson)

    $14.95

recommended

  • SheaMoisture® Mongongo & Hemp Seed Oils High Porosity Moisture-Seal Shampoo - 13 fl oz

    $10.99

  • 2018 TF Publishing Desk Calendar

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $25.49 - $33.99


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.