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Centennial Quiz - April 20, 2008

1. What was the name of the first permanent skating rink in Lubbock?
a. Coffman’s
b. Lawson’s
c. Barrier Roller Rink
d. Rockin’ & Rollin’

2. Where was that skating rink located?
a. East Broadway, across from Mackenzie Park.
b. Slide Road and Brownfield Highway.
c. North University Avenue.
d. 19th Street and Avenue Q.

3. True or False?
A popular horse rental stable was located on East Fourth Street in the 1950s and 1960s.

4. True or false?
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1913 and sponsored the first county fair.

Answers:

1. What was the name of the first permanent skating rink in Lubbock?

c. Barrier Roller Rink

2. Where was that skating rink located?

a. East Broadway, across from Mackenzie Park.

3. A popular horse rental stable was located on East Fourth Street in the 1950s and 1960s.

False. The Avalon Stables were located at 4607 50th St., which was then a dirt road.

4. The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1913 and sponsored the first county fair.

True

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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