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What were the names of Carl Fisher’s elephants?

Rosie

In the 1920s Miami and Miami Beach experienced a land boom. During this time, developers had to come up with gimmicks to promote their developments. On Miami Beach, Carl Fisher came up with a rather ingenious plan involving two pachyderms. These young elephants helped propel Fisher to success.

Answer: Carl and Rosie

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What did the Seminoles call the buildings they lived in?

Chikee2

 

In the early 1800s Creek Indians from Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina started to move into Florida. The Spanish called them Cimarrones, which means lost ones or runaways. This word eventually changed to Seminoles.

Answer: Chikees

 

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