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Youth Zone Simsbury Quiz Answers

Correct answers are indicated by *

  1. What section of Simsbury was once known as “The Falls”
    1. Falls on Firetown Road
    2. Tariffville*
    3. Westledge
    4. Weatogue
  2. Where is the historic “Minister’s Well” located
    1. Behind First Church
    2. On the Westminster School Campus
    3. Behind Bank of America*
    4. In the Center Cemetery
  3. Simsbury was burned by the Indians in what year?
    1. 1670
    2. 1676*
    3. 1802
    4. 1710
  4. The Fountain in Weatogue was built in memory of?
    1. George Washington
    2. Civil War Veterans
    3. Dr Roderick White*
    4. Capt. John Pettibone
  5. The Simsbury Casino was located where what building is now?
    1. Simsbury Bank
    2. Andy’s Plaza
    3. Eno Memorial*
    4. The Cannon Building
  6. The great fire that destroyed the mill and many homes in Tariffville was in what year?
    1. 1820
    2. 1867*
    3. 1895
    4. 1905
    5. 1905
  7. Which of the following towns was not originally part of Simsbury?
    1. East Granby
    2. Avon*
    3. Canton
    4. Granby
  8. The Farmington River was originally known as?
    1. The Weatogue River
    2. The Shad River
    3. The Tunxis River*
    4. The Metacomet River
  9. The first  area settled in Simsbury was?
    1. Tariffville
    2. Terry’s Plain*
    3. Weatogue
    4. Hopmeadow

 

 

 

 
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