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"The Great 21st Century Base Camp" Pitched for ADK Frontier Town Site

Frontier Town, a 288-acre amusement park closed since 1998, could be transformed into a classic Adirondack camp.

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A former Wall Street investment banker has an idea for the abandoned, 288-acre Frontier Town amusement park site: turn it into high-tech but retro recreation and retail hub that he calls a “progressive museum.” The state has already allocated $13 million in this year’s budget for the project.