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Centennial Quiz - April 6, 2008

1. True or False?
Even though the city of Lubbock was incorporated in 1909, the county of Lubbock is much older, having been established in 1891.

2. A miniature golf course and amusement park once stood on the southwest corner of 19th Street and Frankford Avenue. What were they called?
a. Putt-Putt & Family Fun Park
b. Raiderland Golf & Games
c. Twin Lakes & Tiny Texan
d. Arnold Palmer’s Golf & Joyland

3. True or false?
TWA was the first airline to serve Lubbock, beginning flights here in 1953.

4. While the Hi-D-Ho was a popular hangout for teens in the 1950s and early ’60s, another drive-in was a popular place for teens in the later 1960s and 1970s. What was it?
a. Dairy Queen
b. Dreamland
c. Char-King
d. Whataburger

Answers:

1. Even though the city of Lubbock was incorporated in 1909, the county of Lubbock is much older, having been established in 1891.
True.

2. A miniature golf course and amusement park once stood on the southwest corner of 19th Street and Frankford Avenue. What were they called?
c. Twin Lakes & Tiny Texan

3. TWA was the first airline to serve Lubbock, beginning flights here in 1953.
False. Braniff Airways began Lubbock flights in 1945.

4. While the Hi-D-Ho was a popular hangout for teens in the 1950s and early ’60s, another drive-in was a popular place for teens in the later 1960s and 1970s. What was it?
c. Char-King


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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