6 Flags New Orleans Then And Now
I never realized it, until I began research for this post but 6 Flags New Orlean was only open for a few short years. I don't know why I thought it was longer, but the NOLA amusment park opened on May 20, 2000 and it closed unexpectedly on August 21, 2005, because Hurricane Katrina was was heading straight for the city.
On August 29, 2005 the massive Cat 4 storm slammed into New Orleans and devastated the historic city. There was so much death, epic flooding and devistation, it is hard to believe the famous city was able to bounce back. But thank God it did!
That is more than I can say for one of the worlds biggest amusment parks. 6 Flags New Orleans (originally opened as Jazzland) was only open 5 short years before Katrina hit. The loss of life caused by the storm was enormous, there was epic flooding and devastation everywhere due to hurricane. Tragically we lost 1,800 people
Today, New Orleans is better than ever. However all 220-acres of 6 Flags New Orleans remains permanently closed. It's been 17 years now, during which the amusement park is slowly being swallowed up by the surrounding brush, swamp, water macasins, gators. I think 90% of people in the area would have loved to have seen build Flags what to buy. Below is a video that shows several oneof what 6-Flagg.