Real Fact #329
The world's first escalator was built in Coney Island NY in 1896.

(Notes from Mrs. Feldman: Girls, please write here why you think that is a trustworthy site to supply this particular information. Where did THEY get the info — did the writer of the article supply her source? Also — I did some digging, too, and found that it is not that easy to pin down WHICH escalators were considered the "first" in the world. I need you to do some more investigation — find a second source that either CONFIRM or CONTRADICT with the tidbits you got by Cynthia Blair. One place to look is Encyclopedia Britannica. Also, please include the actual link to the page you looked. )

We found out that the world's first escalator was built in Coney Island originally as a ride. The site was from

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