Riders enjoy the Double Shot ride at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk
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QUIZ: What’s your Santa Cruz Boardwalk history IQ?

Take our Boardwalk history trivia quiz. If you need help, find a local old-timer.

How well do you know the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s illustrious century-plus-long history? In honor of the Boardwalk’s grand reopening Thursday, we put together a tough triva quiz, drawn from the research and personal recollections of Ted Whiting III in his Boardwalk history blog.

Test your memory or your mettle below. (If you want to make it an open book test, we have included links at the bottom of this article to help you find the answers and read up on the fascinating history of the Boardwalk.)

Good luck! (It’s really hard!)

Your cheat sheet:

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