In 1966 Pirates World, an 87 acre buccaneer themed park, opened in Dania, Florida, on
the north side of Sheridan Street, east of US 1. The park, developed by Recreation
Corporation of America, had only skin deep theming but it offered some great rides.
Best of all was the steeplechase ride, said to be the original from Coney Island. Riders straddled
molded horses and hung on to a metal