History quiz

QUESTION: In the winter of 1874, a new saloon, the Silver Lead, opened in Forestville. Some predictable disorder followed and a temperance society was organized to oppose the saloon. The society was disbanded soon afterwards, however. Why?

A. The president of the temperance society moved to Marquette to open a saloon.

B. The saloon was burned in a fire (perhaps intentionally set) and not replaced.

C. Marquette County voted itself dry, closing saloons throughout the county.

D. The furnace which employed the workers in Forestville burned to the ground, and the community was soon deserted.

Answer: A.


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