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Do You Know Haverhill, MA?
"How much do you know about Haverhill, MA? I decided to create a quiz on the town I grew up in. If you've lived there, you may discover some things you never knew. If you've never been, you might find a good reason to go!"
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Before it was settled by European colonists, Haverhill was given the name "Pentucket" by the local native American tribe. What does the name "Pentucket" mean?
Haven nestled among the trees.
Eagle perched on the hill.
Home of the easterly wind.
Land of the winding river.
Haverhill is situated on the New Hampshire border.
At the heart of town is a very busy square containing, among other things, a bank, a post office, a bus terminal, and a small park. This square was named for which US President?
Rutherford B. Hayes
The characters from which well-known comic strip are based on Haverhill residents?
Calvin & Hobbes
Dennis the Menace
What was the population of Haverhill in the year 2000, according to the United States Census Bureau?
Haverhill was home to the very first location of what would become one of the most successful department stores in retail. Which one was it?
On the eastern end of town along Route 110 sits a reservoir that sits beside a beautiful 700-acre conservation area and a medieval-style castle; and is the city's main source of water, as evidenced by the treatment plant on its shore. What is this body of water called?
What was the occupation of Haverhill's original settlers?
If you venture to Haverhill's GAR Park (named for fraternal order Grand Army of the Republic), you'll see a statue of a woman named Hannah Duston, whose life was the stuff of legend. What did she do that was so notable?
She was the first female schoolteacher in Massachusetts history.
She was the wife of industrialist Thomas Duston, and led a union protest against unfair working conditions in the shoe factories.
She once rode nonstop for eight days to Concord to warn the colonists of a planned British attack.
She was kidnapped by and escaped from a tribe of Indians.
One of the bridges that spans the Merrimack River connecting Bradford to greater Haverhill connects Railroad Avenue with Washington Street. More informally known as the "county bridge," what is its real name?
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