Name that Flyover City — March 25, 2020
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Since most of us are staying at home these days, we thought it might be nice to take everyone on a virtual sightseeing trip with today’s trivia questions. Can you name the cities in which these points of interest are located?
- James White’s Fort is a two-story log house built in 1786. White would later use some of his land to establish what city?
- Locust Grove is a 55-acre 18th-century farmhouse that was built as a family home but also served as a gathering place for George Rogers Clark, Lewis and Clark, and U.S. Presidents. In what city is it located?
- The Basilica of Saint Mary is the first basilica established in the U.S. In what city is it located?
And here are the answers:
- Knoxville, TN—James White, a captain in the Revolutionary War, built the two story log house in 1786. In October 1791, White laid off part of his land to establish the town of Knoxville, named for Henry Knox, Secretary of War under President Washington.
- Louisville, KY– The site was founded in 1790 by William Croghan and his wife Lucy Clark Croghan. Lucy was the sister of George Rogers Clark, former surveying partner of William Croghan and William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
- Minneapolis, MN– The building, designed by French architect Emmanuel Masqueray, was constructed between 1907-1915.
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