Derby History Quiz

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The Derby Silver Company pictured above was not physically located in Derby, but rather right across the Housatonic River in Shelton. Derby Silver dates to 1872. It was actually located in Shelton on the banks of the Housatonic River. The building is still there, but the company was sold to the International Silver company years ago. Today, the Spongex Company makes flotation devices in the same place where silver products were once made.

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This quiz proved a bit tougher than some recent ones. There were only a few correct answers and they were received from: Randy Ritter, Mary Lou Boroski, Ann Searles, and Henry Wajdowicz. 

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