Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This sign invited visitors to Old Orchard Beach to have "Dave the Guesser" Glovsky guess their occupations. Glovsky's guessing booth was a popular attraction from 1945 to the 1990s.
This sign reads, "Show Me/Your Hand/I'll Guess your/Occupation/A Prize if I Fail."
The sign is duplicated in French on the opposite side, reading, "Montrez moi/votremain/Je devinerai votre/occupation/un prix si je me trompe."
About This Item
- Title: Guessing booth sign, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1980s
- Creator: Glovsky, Dave
- Creation Date: circa 1980
- Subject Date: circa 1980
- Town: Old Orchard Beach
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Wood
- Local Code: 1999.33.3
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Signs (Notices)--Maine--Old Orchard Beach
- Fortune telling--Maine--Old Orchard Beach
- Business enterprises--Maine--Old Orchard Beach
- Divination--Maine--Old Orchard Beach
- Street entertainers--Maine--Old Orchard Beach
- Curiosities & wonders--Maine--Old Orchard Beach
- Palace Playland (Old Orchard Beach, Me.)
- Amusement parks--Maine-Old Orchard Beach
- Glovsky, Dave--Associated objects
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