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Trivia Questions

This page is dedicated to the memory of Patricia Reardon Monahan (1950-2000.)

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Q: Where is this building located? The symbol affixed to the top is a big clue.

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Q: The Metropolitan District Commission, the agency that provides drinking water and wastewater treatment to Hartford and surrounding towns, began adding something to the drinking water in 1960. What was it?

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Q: On February 24, 1961, the Federal Communications Commission granted a first-of-its-kind license to Hartford's WHCT-TV, Channel 18. What did the license allow?

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Q: What Hartford radio station operated from 243 South Whitney Street from 1980 to 1988?

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Q: Who was the first African-American elected to public office in Hartford?

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Q: In the 1920s, Ann Corio was living on Zion Street and attending Hartford Public High School when she embarked on a career that would earn her world acclaim as the "queen" of her profession. What was that profession?

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Q: Who is the dashing fellow depicted in this downtown statue?

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Q: For whom is the Betances School named?

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Q: James Renwick, the architect of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, also designed a Hartford church. Which one?

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Q: What landmark restaurant of the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s became such a hangout for legendary Democratic State Chairman John Bailey that his family bought one of its booths and installed it in their home, hoping he’d stay in more often?

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