Saturday, February 5, 2011

What Do They Have in Common?

Here's another little quiz for those of you who remember Rochester of the 1950s and 1960s. For each numbered item, decide what all the named elements have in common with one another. Answers will be posted here on Wednesday, February 9.

What do these have in common?

1. Keith Crissman, Larry Jerome, Dick Davis?
2. Hale's, Stapp's, Zimmerman's, Burr's?
3. Deaton's, Byers', Potere's?
4. Milton Weaver, Maurice Watson, Nina Martin?
5. Alward, Johnson, Plassey, Young?
6. Oberg's, Avon Theater, National Bank of Rochester, Varsity Shoppe?
7. Lucille's, Carpenter's, Buzzell's?
8. Brooks, Reading, Terry?

1 comment:

  1. #6 is 435 main st,Avon theater was sold to Harold Oberg in 1955 and Oberg' Appliances & electrical contracting moved there from 408 main st. in 1960 the Oberg's added Oberg's Coin Exchange. Rochesters first rare coin shop to their Appliance store. In 1964 the Obergs closed their retail store and leased the building to the National Bank of Rochester and later to the Varsity Shoppe.