We know it now as 'Michigan's Adventure' Amusement Park, but back in 1986, little Deer Park Funland, located between Muskegon and Whitehall, was just starting to turn the corner into something bigger.

Check out this video from WZZM-13 in 1986 with the then owner of Deer Park Funland, Roger Jordan, as he explains its growth from a petting zoo to an amusement park.

Little did he know then what was on the way.

Here's what it looks like now.

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