Name that Flyover city! — Feb 28, 2020

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  1. The Budweiser Clydesdales have been the spokes-horses for the brand for 80 years. In what city were they introduced?
  2. Back in 2012, this city’s symphony orchestra was in a deep financial crisis until Kid Rock–yes Kid Rock–threw a benefit concert.
  3. Geraldine Fredritz Mock became the first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964, starting and ending in this city.

And here are the answers:

  1. St. Louis, MO—To commemorate the repeal of the prohibition of beer, the sons of August A. Busch, Sr. presented him with the gift of a six-horse Clydesdale hitch. No word on if he was disappointed in not getting a Buick instead.
  2. Detroit, MI–Calling it “the best drunk move I ever made,” Kid Rock threw a benefit concert for the orchestra that raised $1 million.
  3. Columbus, OH–Her trip lasted 29 days and covered 23,103 miles in a single engine Cessna 180 that was christened the “Spirit of Columbus.” In 1975, Mock’s Cessna was donated to the National Air and Space Museum.

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