Ask and Answer for Aug. 22

August 22, 2011 

This week's question

The building at 825 Bay Street, built around 1880, was purchased by descendants of Lithuanian immigrants in 1902. It was a department store until just recently. What building is this?

From last week

Question: True or false: The Sea Island Hurricane of 1893 killed about 50 people total.

Answer: False. The Sea Island Hurricane of 1893 killed about 2,000 people.

First to answer correctly: Carey Butler

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