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Elitch Gardens

Added by yongli on 08/20/2019 - 14:40, last changed on 11/17/2020 - 01:07
Elitch Gardens is an amusement park in Denver that opened in 1890 as a zoological garden and amusement park with a renowned summer stock theater. John Elitch and his wife, Mary , founded Elitch Gardens on land that was formerly Chilcott Farm in northwest Denver. When Elitch Gardens opened, it...

Mary Hauck Elitch Long

Added by yongli on 06/18/2021 - 14:53, last changed on 06/18/2021 - 14:53
Mary Hauck Elitch Long (1856–1936) was the first woman in the world to own and operate a zoo, located at Elitch Gardens in Denver . She and her husband, John Elitch, Jr. , opened the attraction in 1890, and after his death in 1891, Mary continued on as a pioneering businesswoman and entrepreneur...
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