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  1. Turn of the Century Leisure & Recreation

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    June 26, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Around the turn of the century, several factors converged to spur a change in American leisure activities. Work hours decreased …
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  2. Twentieth Century Inventions

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    June 19, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    There were so many inventions in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century that I could have filled ESCAPING YESTERDAY …
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  3. Early Twentieth Century Slang

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    June 5, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Today’s blog is a bit different from my norm. It’s more a list than a true blog but I hope …
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  4. The Trocadero Ballroom

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    May 22, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Although Mary Elitch Long had frowned on public dancing, changes occurred when John Mulvihill bought Elitch Gardens in 1916. Once …
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  5. Pullman Cars–Changes over Time

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    April 24, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Most standard Pullman sleeper cars were open-section cars. A section referred to two facing seats which formed a lower berth …
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  6. Pullman Car History

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    April 10, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    The Cumberland Valley Railroad introduced sleeping cars around 1838 (some sources say 1836). These early cars were primative, with three …
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  7. Carousel History

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    March 13, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Carousels were important features at many early amusement parks, Elitch Gardens included. The popular ride originated in a traditional game …
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  8. Elitch Gardens Opening Day: May 1, 1890

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    December 12, 2014 by Pamela Nowak

    On May 1, 1890, a brand new enterprise opened to the public in Denver, Colorado. Elitch’s Gardens and Zoological Park …
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