2018 Mayflower Trivia Questions

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Set 1: Questions 1-5 Answers

  1. Who is North Haven’s ‘unofficial’ historian?
  2. What was the name of the family that operated the “Good Times Gardens”?
  3. What business operates on the location of the former “Good Times Gardens”?
  4. What well know ‘tramp’ passed regularly through North Haven in the 1800’s?
  5. What mined resource found in North Haven was essential to the economy of the early New Haven Colony?

Set 2: Questions 6-10 Answers 

  1. What North Haven family ran a blacksmith shop on State Street?
  2. Which North Haven Selectman operated an extensive farm near the corner of State Street and Sackett Point Road?
  3. Besides the main Post Office, where were the two other post offices located?
  4. What is the name of the Historic District located along State Street mostly between Bishop and Broadway?
  5. What was the name of North Haven before it became incorporated?

Set 3: Questions 11-15 Answers 

  1. In what year was North Haven incorporated?
  2. Which company caused the population of North Haven to triple between 1940 and 1960?
  3. What was the name of the ‘camp’ that was built in the 1800’s on top of Peter’s Rock?
  4. We have two State Parks in North Haven. Name one. Name the other.
  5. What is the name of the group responsible for the Tidal Marsh Trail in North Haven?

Set 4: Questions 16-19 Answers 

  1. Who is responsible for providing the funds to establish the first library in North Haven?
  2. Who was North Haven’s first police chief?
  3. In what year was the first volunteer fire association organized?
  4. Who was the North Haven artist who painted ‘portraits’ of some of North Haven’s older homes?
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