Name that Flyover city — Jan 3, 2019

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Let’s review the questions.

  1. This city is home to the Slippery Noodle Inn, the oldest continuously operating bar in its state.
  2. Per capita, there are more golfers in this city than any other U.S. city.
  3. In 1881, the world’s first hydro-electric plant came to life on this city’s west side. 

And here are the answers:

  1. Indianapolis, IN—While the Slippery Noodle Inn is now a blues bar and restaurant, at one time it was a stop on the Underground Railroad during the American Civil War. Oh, and it housed a brothel until 1953.
  2. Minneapolis, MN—Minnesota is also the only state in the U.S. to have hosted all 13 USGA championships.
  3. Grand Rapids, MI–On May 27, 1881, a contract was awarded to John H. Hoskin for the construction of a permanent powerhouse to be completed by August 1, 1881. It was actually completed Nov 1, 1881.

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