Ashland Trivia/Scavenger Hunt in honor of
Cross Brothers’ 100th Anniversary

Cross Brothers was established in year 1912.  Find out what else was happening in ‘downtown’ Ashland in 1912.  This Scavenger Hunt can be done on foot in downtown historic Ashland or online at this web site.

On Foot: Pick up a Main Street Map at the Ashland-Hanover Visitor’s Center (112 North Railroad Avenue) or the Ashland Museum. Visit the locations below to find out more about Ashland then and now.  Ask anyone in location for help if you have trouble answering the questions or look for the framed “Then and Now” information sheet in the front window of the business.  When you finish your hunt – stop by the Ashland Museum or the Visitor’s Center to pick up a souvenir.

On the Web Site: Search for the answers on our web site. Hints: Visit the “Businesses” section or use the “Search the Museum” box to find info about the relevant locations. When you finish your hunt – stop by the Ashland Museum or the Visitor’s Center to pick up a souvenir.

  1.  Step in the doors of Main Street Map # 26 (Train Town Toy and Hobby, 104 South Railroad Avenue).  Find out what this building was used for in 1912.
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  2. Step in the doors of Main Street Map # 25 (Changing Reins, 102 South Railroad Avenue).  What item was sold here in 1912 that was very popular with the town’s children?
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  3. Step in the doors of Main Street Map # 41 (Cross Brothers, 107 South Railroad Avenue).  How much did a pound of flour and a quart of milk cost in 1912?
    Flour  ____________   Milk  ______________
  4. Step in the doors of Main Street Map # 6 (Ashland Coffee & Tea, 100 North Railroad Avenue). Find out what business was on this corner in 1912.
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  5. Step in the doors of Main Street Map # 5 (Homemades by Suzanne’s, 102 North Railroad Avenue). What was the name of the store that was here in 1912?____________________________