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Joyland was the best place as a kid as scary as the clown at the organ was it was still the best place we had growing up! Look up joyland clown pictures there are a lot of pics. That park was very creepy but so much fun! Reply Delete. Replies. Unknown June 13, 2016 at 10:44 PM. The clown's name was Louie. Delete. Replies. Reply. Cindi N. June 14, 2016 at 3:38 PM. I loved Louie! Delete. Replies.
Joyland Amusement Park was an amusement park in Wichita, Kansas, United States. It was in continuous operation for 55 years, from June 12, 1949 to 2004, closing permanently in 2006. It was once the largest theme park in central Kansas and featured a wooden roller coaster and 24 other rides. With its.
WICHITA, KS -- A ceramic clown that went missing from a closed Wichita amusement park more than a decade ago has been found at the home of a sex offender who once worked at the park.
Louie the Clown’s long nightmare has finally ended. Nearly a decade after he went missing, the beloved mascot at Wichita’s Joyland amusement park is free again and was to be re-introduced.
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On February 19, 2015, the Wichita Police Department announced the return of Louie the Clown, the animatronic clown that used to play the park's Wurlitzer organ. He had gone missing over a decade prior and was found in the home of Damian Mayes, a former Joyland employee. In 2008, Wichita police received a tip that Mayes, who had maintained Louie and the organ, had the clown, but Mayes denied.
As you might have heard, Joyland’s historic mascot Louie the Clown was recently found after having been reported missing for the last ten years. As the world’s only (that we know of) animatronic, organ-playing clown, Louie made a strong impression on generations of Joyland visitors. Some found him scary, others adored the uniqueness.