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South Park Trivia for August, 2014

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South Park Trivia


How many of these trivia questions can you answer?

This list was compiled and provided courtesy of life-long resident Peg Bittner.


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.


Last Updated 08/01/2014