How well do you know the River Valley?

1.What is the name of the covered bridge in Andover?

a. Pepperidge Bridge

b. Baker Mill Bridge

c. Littlefield Bridge

d. Lovejoy Bridge

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2.What is Andover’s Annual Festival Called?

a. Andover Olde Home Days

b. Pepperidge Festival

c. Historical Andover Faire

d. Andover Society Days

3.What past time is Byron known for?

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a. Turkey hunting

b. Chainsaw sculpting

c. Panning for gold along the Swift River

d. Ventriloquism

4.What is the ancient Indian name for Byron?

a. Anangunsticook

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b. Skillertown

c. Pennewassee

d. Raventown

5.What is the tallest structure in Canton?

a. Oil storage tank

b. The water tower

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c. Chenuncook Church tower

d. Radimore Hotel clock

6.What is Canton Lakes real name?

a.Anasagunticook

b. Great Lake

c. West Lake

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d. Brussel Lake

7.What date was Carthage incorporated?

a. February 20, 1826

b. December 15, 1758

c. June 6, 1850

d. September 3, 1903

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8.What two ponds can you find in Carthage?

a. Raven and Mooselookmeguntic

b. Lily and Chessamacook

c. Podunk and Half Moon

d. Maddy’s Gorge and Frost

9.What are the dimensions of Howard Pond in Hanover?

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a.109 acres by 100 feet deep in places

b. 50 acres by 50 feet deep in places

c. 75 acres by 78 feet deep in places

d. 150 acres by 90 feet deep in places

10.What is the name of the falls in Rumford?

a. Pennacook

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b. Pessamacook

c. Sterling

d. Anastanticook

11.What is Peru’s motto?

a. We are one family

b. We’re here to help

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c. Neighbors helping neighbors

d. Friendly faces found here

12.What is the Dixfield “Bullrock” Moose made from?

a. 50 year old White Pine Log

b. 20 year old Spruce Log

c. 100 year old Oak Log

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d. 150 year old White Pine Log

13. True or False: Mexico was named in sympathy for the Mexican struggle to be free from Spanish domination.

a. True

b. False

14. True or False: Bunker Rock is located in Roxbury.

a. True

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b. False

– Courtesy of Megan McLean, Rumford Information Center volunteer

How well do you know the River Valley? Answers:

1. d. Lovejoy Bridge

2. a. Andover Olde Home Days

3. c. Panning for gold along the Swift River

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4. b. Skillertown

5. b. The water tower

6. a. Anasagunticook

7. c. June 6, 1850

8. c. Podunk and Half Moon

9. a. 109 acres by 100 feet deep in places

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10. a. Pennacook

11. c. Neighbors helping neighbors

12. d. 150 year old White Pine Log

13. a. True

14. a. True


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