Emmaline and Charles Henry in their workshop at Silver Dollar City.

Dream Big.
Do Good.

Dream Big.
Do Good.


Celebrating Individuals In Your Community That Dream Big & Do Good

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About The Ride

Time Traveler is the World's Fastest, Steepest & Tallest Spinning Coaster, with three inversions and two launches that send riders to unprecedented speeds. This record-breaking coaster defies the laws of gravity, breaks speed barriers and challenges the dreamer in all of us.


The Inspiration

Life is changing in the 1880s, with one of history’s greatest inventions, a grand symbol of industry and progress coming to Missouri: the railroad and its mighty steam engines. Signifying the vast possibilities of further exploration into the unknown, these man-made wonders seem to leap off the pages of the treasured storybooks homesteaders read to their children. Stories that seem to be pure fantasy suddenly feel possible. One of the most popular authors is Jules Verne, who stirs many young dreamers of the era to push beyond the boundaries of their reality.

This is a story of one of those dreamers.

Meet Charles Henry, the 29-year-old owner of his recently inherited clock-making factory family business. For months now there have been whisperings behind the fences of Silver Dollar City of strange goings-on down at the old Henry clockmaking factory. Townsfolk assumed he would carry on the tradition of crafting chiming clocks and more, but something bigger is happening.


Charles Henry