Tag: Victor Bergeron

The History of Tiki in the Mainland USA

Two people are credited with bringing all things Tiki to North America. They are Victor Bergeron and Ernest Gantt. Gantt later change his name to Donn Beach. It was rumored he wanted a more Pacific type of name.  Don the Beachcomber started traveling the South Pacific, the Caribbean, and other tropical places to find anything …

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