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Centennial Quiz - November 2, 2008

1. Which religious denomination built the first church structure in Lubbock?
a. Quakers
b. Church of Christ
c. Baptists
d. Methodists

2. True or false?
Because Plainview at the time was the closest rail point to Lubbock, early pioneer Isham Tubbs had to have lumber to build his home shipped to there from East Texas and then hauled by freight wagon to Lubbock. His 17-room house still stands west of the city.

3. In what year did Llano Estacado Winery begin producing wine?
a. 1969
b. 1972
c. 1953
d. 1985

4.True or false?
The first house in Lubbock was built in 1890 by buffalo hunters where Yellowhouse Canyon and East Broadway cross. It was a cabin made of mesquite logs.

Answers:

1. Which religious denomination built the first church structure in Lubbock?

c. Baptists

2. Because Plainview at the time was the closest rail point to Lubbock, early pioneer Isham Tubbs had to have lumber to build his home shipped to there from East Texas and then hauled by freight wagon to Lubbock. His 17-room house still stands west of the city.

True

3. In what year did Llano Estacado Winery begin producing wine?

b. 1972

4. The first house in Lubbock was built in 189 by buffalo hunters where Yellowhouse Canyon and East Broadway cross. It was a cabin made of mesquite logs.

False, the cabin was built in 1877 and was made of cottonwood logs.


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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