Thursday, January 20, 2011

Mystery History -- Solved!


I stumped everyone this week.

In the photo above, a chimpanzee enjoys some supervised free time on a goal post at Tournament Park in 1923.


The Elks Lodge put on a carnival at the park that year with rides and other attractions, including a side show. The chimp was a big draw.


He was a friendly chimp.




Many thanks to Pasadena Public Library.

6 comments:

Margaret said...

I think Pasadena Adjacent is right and that I should win anyway.

altadenahiker said...

Awwww.

pasadenapio said...

Nice try, you two.

Pasadena Adjacent Research and Development Team said...

Margaret is correct.

Petrea said...

I was close.

Mister Earl said...

I got it write in the home game.