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March Phillips What? Where? Contest

Answer these any 3 of the following 5 questions correctly and win a chance for a drawing of a $10.00 Gift Certificate at Welna Hardware 2438 Bloomington Avenue. 1. How many years between when Phillips Junior High School (12th Av. And 23rd built 1926 exactly similar to Sanford Middle School on 42nd Ave So.) was torn down and the Mpls. School Board bought Mt. Sinai Hospital four blocks away and remodeled it into a school? 2. The last “society” family to occupy a large mansion in Phillips Community was: Turnblad family, publisher of the Mpls. Posten, at 26th and Park. The Bell family at 24th and Park Cowles family, owner and publisher of the Star Tribune and its forerunners Crosby family at 22nd and Park. 3. How many schools can you name that were torn down in Phillips? 4. Welna Hardware on Bloomington Avenue used to be on the east side of the street and its previous owner was John Dalsin Roofing and Sheet Metal Company who had moved it from original building to their building which is now Na-way-ee, Center School, True or False. 5. Marion Savage who owned a townhouse mansion at 26th and Portland buried, Dan Patch, his famous race horse at: Lakewood Cemetery near the old street car line. Pioneer and Soldiers Cemetery at Cedar and Lake Street near the caretaker”'s cottage. South of Minneapolis near a town named for him. Loring Park near the Ole Bull Statue made by brother of Pauline Fjelde who sewed the first Minnesota State Flag and whose home at Lake and Park was recently demolished. Answers to February Phillips What? Where? (more…)

February Phillips What? Where? Contest

Answer these any 3 of the following 5 questions correctly and win a chance for a drawing of a $10.00 Gift Certificate at Welna Hardware 2438 Bloomington Avenue. After Mt. Sinai Hospital closed the Mpls. 1. Phillips Neighborhood was named for Jay Phillips owner of a large liquor distribution company and philanthropist to Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Phillips Eye Institute. True or False? 2. The Minneapolis-Moline factory stood where one of the following is now. Which is it? A. McDonalds B. Little Earth C. Target D. Garbage Transfer Station 3. Candy bars were made in the old factory by the Pearson Candy Company (maker of Nut Goodies, Pearson Nut Roll, and other bars) after the White Motor Company did a hostiletake-over of Mpls.-Moline Co. in 1963 eliminating all pensions for workers. True or False? 4. Who was the Owner of Dan Patch who also had a mail order catalog company? A. Mr. Sears B. Mr. Savage C. Mrs. Pillsbury D. Mr. Peavey, the famous race horse, who lived in a carriage house in Phillips. 5. Was that home at Franklin and Park Avenues? Or 26th and Portland? That townhouse-mansion was torn down for an apartment building which was torn down for which of the following? A. An addition to the Zuhrah Temple; B. The American Swedish Institute, C. A park D. A condominium housing development by Honeywell.

December Phillips What? Where? Contest

December Phillips What? Where? Contest

NO ONE even ventured a guess of the November PWW so we are repeating that photo and adding another for December. Tell us the What and Where of these 2 photos correctly and win a chance for a drawing of a $20.00 Gift Certificate at Welna Hardware 2438 Bloomington Avenue.

November Phillips What? Where?

November Phillips What? Where?

Tell us correctly What and Where this is in PHILLIPS Community and you will get a chance at a drawing for a $10. Gift Certificate to Welna Hardware on Bloomington Ave. One winner for each will be drawn. Call or write: 612-990-4022 or via e-mail or The Alley P.O. Box 7006, Mpls, MN 55407 November HINT: Out of an explosion order appears.

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