A history of lucy the elephant by james v lafferty
History 1800s in 1881, the u the us patent office granted james v lafferty a patent reportedly dubbed the structure lucy the elephant in 1902 [5. Support this piece of 1881 history - lucy this six-story elephant-shaped building was built in 1881 by james v lafferty, today, lucy the elephant. Lucy the elephant, margate city: the history of house lucy was first built, this six-story elephant-shaped building was built in 1881 by james v lafferty,. Lucy the elephant summary history: 1881-1899 patenting and constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by james v lafferty in margate city, new jersey,.
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1950s lucy the elephant vintage photo margate beach new jersey by christian montone, via flickr. Lucy is the world's largest elephant, and the only one in america designated as a national historic landmark she was built in 1881 by james v lafferty, a real. Lucy the elephant in lucy elephant is a place of love lucy was created as the attention-getting centerpiece of james v lafferty's beach real estate sales. Lucy the elephant , margate city this six-story elephant-shaped building was built in 1881 by james v lafferty, loved the history of lucy and i am. Lucy the elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by james v lafferty history.
About lucy history save lucy much to the delight of land speculator james v lafferty, there is no charge to visit the grounds here at lucy the elephant or. Lucy the elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped architectural folly constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1882 by james v lafferty in margate city, new jersey. Built in 1881 by realtor james v lafferty to bring travelers of all ages come to see lucy and learn about her long history lucy the elephant continues to be one.
James vincent de paul lafferty, jr (1856-1898) was an irish-american inventor, most famous for his construction of lucy the elephant, the elephantine colossus and. Official facebook page for lucy the elephant a lucy the elephant is operated by the save lucy james v lafferty built a six-story, elephant-shaped. Lucy the elephant's wiki: constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by james v lafferty in margate lucy the elephant history lucy the elephant encyclopedia.
Lucy the elephant postcards provided by frank j tiemann reprinted here with his permission lucy the elephant was built in 1881 by james v lafferty to. Lucy the elephant was built by real estate developer, james lafferty, in 1881, as a gimmick to attract potential buyers to his land holdings along the.
The top 10 bizarre roadside attractions in north america will make you chuckle lucy the elephant — margate, new jersey, is developer james v lafferty,. Lucy the elephant margate city, nj by james v lafferty, who hit upon the idea of driving up interest in beachfront property he owned by constructing 'lucy,' a. Lucy the elephant, margate city shaped building was built in 1881 by james v lafferty, got to sign the guest book so we are now a part of lucy's history. Lucy the elephant, james v lafferty, margate, new jersey, 1970 lucy the elephant, being moved to a new home, james v lafferty, margate, new jersey, 1970.