House That Jack Built

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House That Jack Built
Type Funhouse
Park Section Colonnade
Opened 1904
Closed 1905
Architect J. W. Zarro

The House That Jack Built was a funhouse attraction that opened at Olentangy Park in 1904.[1] It was in the Colonnade with other attractions opening that year such as the Palace of Illusions.[2] The Colonnade was constructed by J. W. Zarro from Cincinnati and his Zarro Amusement Device Co. along with other funhouse attractions at the park in 1904.[3] It operated for about two years.

See Also


  1. "Olentangy Park, Theater and Zoological Garden." Columbus Evening Dispatch. 1 May 1904. Pg. 29.
  2. "Parks: Pleasure Resorts and Summer Gardens." The Billboard. Vol. 16. Issue 17. 23 April 1903. Pg. 8.
  3. The Billboard. 23 April 1904. Vol. 16. Issue 17. Pg. 8.