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    Apr 13, 2020

    Doling Park History Quiz

    Test your knowledge!

    1. Which outlaw allegedly said “If we never meet in this world, (I) hope we meet in another and I will be a better man,” to John Giboney, after camping overnight at Giboney Cave?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Jesse James

      Jesse James allegedly camped overnight at Giboney Cave with his brothers.

      Via biography.com
    2. Besides building a park, what did James Marshall Doling do for a living?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      All of the Above

      JM Doling said he found Giboney Cave while looking for his lost cow.

    3. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Rube Dugan’s Diving Bell

      Doling amusement park once included a movie theater, a roller coaster called the Wild Mouse, and a funhouse feature called Giggling Gertie. But Rube Dugan's Diving Bell was not a Doling — it was at Silver Dollar City.

    4. What was “Shoot the Chute?”

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Outdoor Slide

      It was a multi-story wooden boat slide.

    5. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Roller Skating Rink

      The skating rink, which burned down in 1929 and was rebuilt in 1930, was a social gathering place hosting events and competitions for all ages up through the 1970s.

    6. True or False?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      True

      In the early 1900s, people rented roomy one-piece swimsuits to swim in Doling Lake.

    7. True or False?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      True

      Sidewalks built inside Giboney Cave were part of the boat ride.

    8. True or False?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      False

      Lafayette Park and Washington Park were built in 1869. J.M. Doling opened Doling Park in 1888.

    9. True or False?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      False

      The furthest tunnel mapped in the cave goes about to the Doling Park entrance on Talmage.

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