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AMI History Trivia January 30, 2014

Posted by nrhatch in Humor, Travel & Leisure.
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At a lecture at the library, the Anna Maria Island Historical Society shared Island History Trivia with us.

The Anna Maria Beach Company, established in 1910, built a pier for passengers coming from Tampa on the ferry.


After debarking, the day trippers wandered down Pine Avenue to the beach, to enjoy sunning on the sand and splashing in the Gulf of Mexico.


If they didn’t behave, they ended the day in the Slammer.


At lecture’s end, we played Jeopardy.  Two of us got all answers correct.  Our names went into a hat.  My name got selected as the winner!

The prize . . .

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Much preferable to wearing something like this . . .


Aah . . . that’s better!