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The Venice Insider's Quiz

The Classic Interactive Venice Beach Walking Tour with an Emphasis on the Boardwalk

Featuring Fascinating Historical Facts About Venice Beach, California

Find all answers by reading the Insider's Scoop Articles

  1. How did Abbot Kinney acquire the land that is today's Venice?
  2. What single issue has shaped today's Venice politics?
  3. How many non-profit organizations does Venice have?
  4. How many languages did Abbot Kinney speak?
  5. What date did Abbot Kinney launch California's Venice of America?
  6. Who was the first African American to live and work in Venice?
  7. What year was the first movie filmed in Venice?
  8. How many miles encompassed the first Venice canals?
  9. Name the largest free clinic in the U.S.
  10. What television show used the Venice Beach bike path for opening credits?
  11. What was the name of Abbot Kinney's friend and chauffeur whose descendents were instrumental in developing today's Venice?
  12. What famous celebrity and founder of the Foursquare Church disappeared from a hotel room on Rose Avenue and Ocean Front Walk in the 1920's?
  13. What artist painted the original Israel Levin Senior Center mural on the famous Venice Boardwalk?

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  1. In a coin toss
  2. What to do about the Venice Canals
  3. Over 180
  4. 7
  5. July 4, 1905
  6. Arthur Reese
  7. 1910
  8. 16 miles
  9. The Venice Family Clinic
  10. Three's Company
  11. Irving Tabor
  12. Aimee Semple McPherson
  13. Christina Schlesinger