Florida's Lost Tourist Attractions

Mexican Border Town

La Cantina de Mejico The Mexican border town section of Six Gun Territory offered entertainment and foods from south of the border. The hat dance was performed to the sound of mariachi guitars and the occasional Ole!, at least, in the 1960's. As the park began to tighten its belt in later years the Mexican theme, and the entertaining La Cantina de Mejico was one of the first casualties.

The Mexican Casino, renamed just "Casino", did survive -- as a coin operated game arcade. In later years it became something of a museum of old, out of date games and yesterday's technology as video games advanced but these games just got older and more broken down. Mexican Casino
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Postcard images from the author's collection.

Copyright 1998 by Robert H. Brown.