Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What Bay State town is known as the carriage capital of the world? (Horse and Buggy, not baby carriages)?||All About Massachusetts
Amesbury. Amesbury it is! A small town, about 35 miles north of Boston on the New Hampshire border.
Revere. Revere is the only option that actually borders the city of Boston.
Amherst. Amherst is the largest, and known as the "flagship" of the U-Mass system.
Middlesex. While Suffolk contains Boston, it only includes three other communities. Middlesex is the largest. It includes a large swath of the state encompassing Cambridge, Arlington, Somerville all the way up to Lowell and Dracut on the New Hampshire line.
Springfield. Largest is Boston, then Worcester, then Springfield.
6 million. A little over six million people live in the commonwealth, more than half of whom live in the Boston Metro Area.
|Pleasure Island was an amusment park that was once located in what city?||Massachusetts
Wakefield. Pleasure Island operated form 1959 until 1969 and was famous for its Mobey Dick ride
|Fill in the blanks to this saying with what city? '______, ______, the city of sin, you won't come out the way you went in!||Massachusetts
Lynn. It's an old saying that North Shore kids used to say.
|What New England state was once part of Massachusetts?||Massachusetts
Maine. Maine was part of Massachusetts until 1820, when it became a separate state.
Essex. Lawrence 'Chubby' Woodman (Woodman's Resturant) invented the fried clam.
|In which city would you find the painting, 'The Spirit of '76', by Archibald Willard?||Massachusetts
Marblehead. 'The Spirit of '76', by Archibald Willard is displayed at Abbot Hall in Marblehead.
|What was the first subway station that opened in Boston?||Massachusetts
Park Street. Park Street station opened in 1897 and was the first subway station in North America.
Peabody. Peabody was once the world's largest leather producer!
Harvard. It was founded in 1636.
1891. That first game was played in Springfield.
Worcester. Invented at Clark University.
Blue. Written in the ribbon is, 'By the sword we seek peace but, peace only under liberty.'
Westborough. Inventor of the cotton gin, among other things.
Boston. 'Live long and prosper.'
Leominster. aka Johnny Appleseed, his listed profession is 'Nursery Man'
four. John Adams - 1735 Braintree John Quincy Adams - 1767 Braintree John F. Kennedy - 1917 Brookline George Bush - 1924 Milton
Dedham. Its motto: 'Art too bad to be ignored.'
Readville. Camp Meigs was established in March, 1863 by Robert Gould Shaw, a member of a prominent Boston Abolitionist family.
2006. The final ramp downtown, exit 20B from I-93 south to Albany Street, opened January 13, 2006.
Boston. It's located at the corner of Washington and School Streets, on the Freedom Trail. The memorial was dedicated on June 28, 1998.
Leominster. Leominster is fast becoming known as the 'plastic city' because of the number of plastic factories there. The first pink flamingo was made in 1957.