Categories: Crime and Punishment, Emergence of Modern America, Everyday Life, Popular Culture, West Hartford
Sunday Funday? We Think Not – Who Knew?
…that amusements and morals don’t mix.
At the start of the 20th century, authorities banned Luna Park in West Hartford from operating on Sundays, as it defied long-standing puritan laws. If the park’s owners opened on Sunday, they were strapped with fines.
To learn more, read Luna Park: A 20th-century Story of Amusement and Morality