How Well Do You Know Geauga County? ~ Trivia Contest
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1.) How many townships are in Geauga County? Name them
2.) What does the word Geauga mean?
3.) The first permanent settlement in Geauga County was in ___________ township in the year _______.
Burton – 1798
4.) Geauga County officially became the 2nd county that was established in the state of Ohio in the year___________.
5.) What was the first newspaper published in Geauga County? and in what year was it published?
Chardon Spectator & Gazette – 1833
6.) What year was the South Newbury Union Chapel constructed?
7.) Who was the first permanent settler in Newbury?
8.) What township is considered the “seat” of the county?
9.) Geauga county is home to the ______ largest Amish settlement in the world.
10.) What was the Burton Log cabin originally patterned after?
The log cabin that Abe Lincoln was born in in Kentucky
11.) In what year was the first Great Geauga County Fair held?
12.) What were the names of the two visionaries that set out to build an electric interurban railway from the city to Geauga county? What was the name of the railroad?
Henry Everett and Edward Moore for the Cleveland & Eastern(C&E) Railroad
13.) How many parks are in the Geauga Park District?______
Bass Lake Reserve
Beartown Lakes Reservation
Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Park
Big Creek Park
Burton Wetlands Nature Preserve
Eldon Russell Park
Orchard Hills Park
Swine Creek Reservation
Walter C Best Wildlife Preserve
14.) What is the largest and deepest kettle lake in Ohio?