Derby History Quiz
F. W. Woolworth was Derby's "five and ten" store as many such stores were called back then. Today, the building is the home of the Derby Billiard parlor. The whole south side of Main Street pictured here is slated for major redevelopment in the next few years.
This quiz brought back fond memories for a lot of people who not only correctly identified its location on Main Street right at the intersection with Elizabeth Street, but also recounted memories of the Lee Drug Store, Weatherby's, the Rose Flower Shop, Vonette's, the Fulton Market, and other unnamed surrounding stores. Many mentioned shopping in the area or receiving gifts from stores in the area. Answers were received from as far away as Saudia Arabia and Canada. Within the United States, correct answers came from Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Kentucky, Texas and Colorado.
This quiz produced more correct answers than any quiz to date:
To see our other earlier quizzes and learn more about Derby's unique history, click here.