Trivia Questions

1) How much did Edward Batchelor"founder of Avon", pay for for the 300 acres of land he purchased in 1878?

a) $45,000

b) $75,000

c) $100,000

d) $250,000

2) Which of the following were early names of Avon-by-the Sea?

a) Shrewsbury Tract

b) New Branch

c) Swanton Tract

d) Key East2

e) All of the above

3) What were the original names of Shark River and Sylvan Lake?

4) U.S. Coast Guard Shark River Life Boat Station #7 was one of the first 10 built on the Atlantic Coast and was commissioned in 1849. Where in Avon was it located?