The Last 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:

June: Name the two brothers from Lebanon - Franklin area that came from a family of “bone-setters” although neither had any medical experience and practiced in both Hartford, CT and Springfield, MA in the 1800s. Answer: Drs. Stephen & Charles Sweet. Winners: Brad and Leonie H.

May: What is the name of the watershed that contains 1,478 square miles and is the third largest land area draining into Long Island Sound? Answer: Thames River Watershed. Winner: Diane M.

April: This general manager of the Willimantic Linen Company “invented” the coffee break as a way to give children working in the mill a break of juice and a muffin to increase productivity. Answer: William Barrows. Winner: Linda Kirispuu from Dayville, CT.

March: What hardwood tree’s sap is used to produce syrup? Answer: Sugar maple. Winner: Sister Irene from Baltic, CT.

February: Name one of the five National Historic Landmarks located within The Last Green Valley. Answer:  Henry C. Bowen House (Roseland Cottage), Prudence Crandall House, Samuel Huntington Birthplace, John Trumbull Birthplace, William Williams House. Winner: Jody L. from Hebron, CT.

January: January is a very busy month for eagles in The Last Green Valley. How many eagles were sighted during The Last Green Valley's Eagle Count in of January 2020? Answer: 27 (21 adults, 6 juveniles). Winner: Many guesses, but no correct answers.