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Always Cedar Point by H. John Hildebrandt

Always Cedar Point

by H. John Hildebrandt

Always Cedar Point is an insider’s look at the amusement park business. Its pages are filed with 40 years of stories, drama, humor and a few secrets. Author John Hildebrandt tells us how he and his team created marketing campaigns that helped establish Cedar Point as America’s Roller Coast and the best amusement park in the world.

“Hold on tight! John Hildebrandt is going to take us on the ride of his life, giving us an insider’s view of working at the world’s greateast amusement park. John’s love for the park is felt on every page as he shares great stories with us.”

– Melinda Huntley
Executive Director, Ohio Travel Association

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Lake Erie's Shores and Islands

Lake Erie’s Shores and Islands

by H. John and Marie Hildebrandt

For 150 years, people have come to rest, relax, and recharge in the area from Vermilion to Port Clinton, south to Milan, Bellevue, and Fremont, and north to Sandusky, Cedar Point, the Marblehead Peninsula, and the Lake Erie Islands. Lake Erie is the constant in this fascinating story, the natural resource that gives the region its character and charm. Quaint wineries, world-class roller coasters, amusement parks, water toboggans, indoor and outdoor water parks, lake steamers and jet boats, cottage communities, sportfishing, swimming, sailing, boating, camping, historical sites, caverns, museums, beaches, Civil War history, resort hotels, religious retreats, and natural wonders – Lake Erie’s shores and islands have a rich tourism and recreation history.

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H. John Hildebrandt

H. John Hildebrandt

For 40 seasons, John Hildebrandt walked the midway at Cedar Point, the world’s best amusement park. Hired as a staff writer in 1974, he rose to VP-Marketing and in 2005 became general manager of the park for nine years, retiring in 2014.

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Marie Hildebrandt

Marie Hildebrandt

A native of Cedarhurst, New York, Marie graduated with a B.S. in journalism from Ohio University in 1971. She worked for the Sandusky Register for nine years before leaving to begin a free-lance writing career.

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