The Last Green Valley Quiz

Take the quiz. Those with the correct answer will be entered to win our monthly giveaway.


Here are some of our previous quiz questions, answers, and winners:

November: In what Last Green Valley town can you find a section of town that was once called Elliot? Answer: Pomfret. Winner: Jean P.

October: How long has The Last Green Valley been doing walks in October? What was it first called? Answer: 26 years, Walking Weekend. Winner Rick L.

September: What is the name celebration that has taken place on the Charlton, MA, Town Common every Labor Day since 1896? Answer: Old Home Day. Winner:  Jocelyn M.

August: Where would you be in The Last Green Valley if you took a hike to a place where you could be in three states at the same time? Answer: Tri-State Marker. Winner: Phyllis K.

July: Who was elected as the first president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation? Answer: Samuel Huntington.  Winner:  Marvin G.

June: What is the name of the person that, in 1771, built the building that is now known as The Publick House? What was the original name of the building? Answer: Ebenezer Craft, “The Elms.”  Winner:  Brian Z.

May: Who in The Last Green Valley was the considered “Paul Bunyan of New England” and lived in Voluntown, CT?  Answer: Elmer Bitgood.  Winner: Susan R.

April: By what other name is Lake Wamgumbaug known? Answer: Coventry Lake.  Winner: Nate G.

March: What is the name of the person in Northeastern CT that died from a wagon accident in October 1884 and was buried with Dolly, his horse? Answer:  Rufus Malbone. Winner: Maureen P.

February: In what town can you find frogs sitting on top of a thread spool? Answer: Willimantic, CT.  Winner: Rob G.

January: Learning the art of dentistry from her husband in the 1800s in Killingly, who became the first woman dentist in America? Answer: Emeline Roberts Jones.  Winner: Penny T.