« What did the Seminoles call the buildings they lived in? | Main | Who was a landowner on Miami Beach in the 1880s and what did he do there? »

What were the names of Carl Fisher’s elephants?


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

Posted at 06:00 AM on October 7, 2013 | Permalink


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference What were the names of Carl Fisher’s elephants?:


Post a comment

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In.

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright | About The Miami Herald | Advertise