Zapp's Park, Fresno, CA 1912 - formerly located at the SW corner of Olive Ave. & Blackstone Ave.

Zapp's Park, Fresno, CA 1912 - formerly located at the SW corner of Olive Ave. & Blackstone Ave.

Fresno Memories: The Early Years....Fresno, California

Fresno Memories: The Early Years....Fresno, California

May pole at the April Carnival of Children's Literature, West Park Elementary School.

May pole at the April Carnival of Children's Literature, West Park Elementary School.

Demolishing Fresno Courthouse in the early 1960's. This was against the wishes of the citizens, and was the subject of protest at the time.

Demolishing Fresno Courthouse in the early 1960's. This was against the wishes of the citizens, and was the subject of protest at the time.

Chukchansi Park - Fresno, California

Chukchansi Park - Fresno, California

In the summer of ’62, Doug Price (Marcella’s 15-year-old nephew) ventured to Fresno

In the summer of ’62, Doug Price (Marcella’s 15-year-old nephew) ventured to Fresno

New images of an abandoned theme park: This once-popular ride is now rusting away along with the rest of the amusement park, which was opened in 1949 to house a miniature railway

New images of an abandoned theme park: This once-popular ride is now rusting away along with the rest of the amusement park, which was opened in 1949 to house a miniature railway

Fulton Mall before it  was a mall

Fulton Mall before it was a mall

tolchester beach amusement park - Google Search

tolchester beach amusement park - Google Search

The Hanging of Dr. Vincent -  Fresno's only legal hanging    On October 27, 1893, 4,000 Fresnans were at the County Courthouse Park  for an afternoon of picnicking and the public hanging of Dr. Frank Vincent. Dr. Vincent was found guilty of the murder of his wife.     The site of the hanging is now a bus stop in front of the Fresno County Courthouse.    Read the whole story: http://historical.fresnobeehive.com/2012/05/the-hanging-of-dr-vincent/

The Hanging of Dr. Vincent - Fresno's only legal hanging On October 27, 1893, 4,000 Fresnans were at the County Courthouse Park for an afternoon of picnicking and the public hanging of Dr. Frank Vincent. Dr. Vincent was found guilty of the murder of his wife. The site of the hanging is now a bus stop in front of the Fresno County Courthouse. Read the whole story: http://historical.fresnobeehive.com/2012/05/the-hanging-of-dr-vincent/

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