Art, Beach, Long Island, New York, Summer Fun

Did you know? Who is the Coney Island face?

The grinning clown face featured on the shirt is known as “Tillie”: The name Tillie is a nod to George C. Tilyou, the owner of Steeplechase Park in Coney Island, NY

https://www.coneyislandhistory.org/blog/news/face-steeplechase-opening-may-24-coney-island-history-project

https://www.coneyislandhistory.org

Do you have any facts on this? Is this the real name or was is something else?
Let me know!

©2019 Steeplechase Park Coney Island, NY
©2019 Steeplechase Park, Coney Island NY

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