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How many of these trivia questions can you answer?
This list was compiled and provided courtesy of life-long resident Peg
Q. In 1938 the entire Allegheny County
celebrated this event at numerous occasions including the South Park
Fairgrounds. What was the name of this event?
A. The 1938 event
was called the Sesqui-Centennial Celebration.
Q. The Allegheny County Free Fair at
South Park ran from 1933 to 1973. What 5-year period did the fair not operate?
A. The Allegheny
County Free Fair at South park was not held from 1942 through 1946. U.S.
involvement in WWII started in December 1941 and ended in September 1945.
Q.The NYA constructed a large facility
at the current site of the Wave Pool in South Park. What does NYA stand for?
A. The NYA stands
for National Youth Administration.
Q.What year was the South park pool on
Corrigan Drive opened to the public?
A. The South Park
Pool was opened in 1931.
Q. What was the first professional
football team to practice at South Park?
A. The first
professional football team to practice at South Park was the Pittsburgh Pirates
(first name of the Steelers).
Q.What object, carved by hand, and
was located near the Spreading Oaks grove in South Park?
A. The Totem Pole,
carved by hand, was located near the Spreading Oaks Grove.
Q. In what year did the golf course at
South Park open?
A. The South Park
golf course opened to the public in 1930.
Q.What was the name of the main road
through South Park before Corrigan Drive?
A. The main road
through South Park was originally called Cat Fish Run Road.
Q.Who was initially brought in to take
care of the buffalo at South Park?
A. The Sioux Indian
Chief Two Eagle was brought to South Park to care for the buffalo.