Name that Flyover city! — October 11, 2019

Ok, let’s get this done!

As a reminder, here’s a quick review of today’s bewildering questions:

  1. This city is known for having created the first drive-thru window.
  2. Mary Todd Lincoln was born in this city.
  3. This city is called the “Smithsonian of the South” due to its abundance of museums and educational facilities.

Your answers:

  1. Springfield, MO—About 30 years before McDonalds cranked open its first drive-thru window, Springfield’s “Red” Chaney and his wife Miss Julia were serving sacks of burgers to hungry travelers just off Route 66. They served burgers through a window Red cut out in the side of their famous “Hamburg” restaurant.
  2. Lexington, KY—Mary’s girlhood home, the Mary Todd Lincoln House, still exists in Lexington. The fourteen-room house is now a museum containing period furniture, portraits, and artifacts from the Todd and Lincoln families.
  3. Raleigh, NC– The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, recognizable by its three-story multimedia globe named the Daily Planet, and the North Carolina Museum of History, are just a couple of the diverse attractions that earn the city its nickname.

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