In 1995, sales with great community support and coordinated with the Annual August Corn Festival, we presented the Original Show that intrigued the World…
Sir Francis Drake’s “The Golden Hinde”
Covered by New York Times, USA Today, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, Discovery, NPR’s “All Thing’s Considered”, People Magazine, and the international press.
It was like the first time you saw fireworks. Everyone told everyone else. It was seen on TV screens around the world, and in the seven days we were open, 23,000 people from 22 states and 9 countries got lost—and found, in the Witter cornfield. Guinness even got involved!
We had challenged the world and in the coming years, there would be an explosion of cornfield mazes. A new family-aimed entertainment art-form had been born.
In 1997 AMC returned to “Build an even Bigger Boat” and to keep “A Promise”
The ORIGINAL, nationally acclaimed, Amazing Maize Maze®, the Guinness Book of Records World’s Largest Interactive Maze in 1993, 1995 and 1996, returns to central Pennsylvania’s Franklin County.
The 1997 Amazing Maize Maze® at Witterdale Farms Shippensburg, PA
As reported in The New York Times, USA Today, People Magazine, and seen on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and the Discovery Channel, this is a perfect way to teach your family, group or employees teamwork, problem solving, map reading and navigation, decision making, perseverance, AND… have wonderful fun doing it!
In our desire to always keep a Ship in Shippensburg, another old ship, Noah’s Ark, is making a Shippensburg Port-of-Call. As one of the oldest ships of history, it promises to be a mountain top experience – in a sea of corn. Pair up with another family and come on a Search for the Rainbow!