The discovery of this old trunk found in the Cerasani family attic is where the story begins…
Image by Glen March
The unknown treasures of the Cerasani family displayed in the trunk.
In addition to creating a model of the park, Arthur Cerasani crafted small plaster heads to be sold to tourists. These castings were part of the treasure found in the Cerasani attic.
A more confident Arthur Cerasani edges down the mountain. On April 21, 1940, he wrote, “As time goes on I’ll surely become a dear old dare devil”.
Arthur Cerasani bravely runs a drill while working on Roosevelt’s eye.
Author of the book, Richard Cerasani’s parents.
Arthur J. Cerasani and Mary E. Grow met at a Fourth of July picnic in 1935.