How Well Do You Know Your Marblehead History?

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History Quizzes & Trivia

Every week we dig through the archives at the Marblehead Museum and Historical Society and challenge our readers to guess in what year a local photograph was taken. Consider this 10-question quiz a warm-up for tomorrow's picture, which will be posted at 9 a. M. The first person to accurately date the year will win a gift card to a local business.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was this photograph was taken of Devereux Beach?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1910

    • C. 

      1919

    • D. 

      1946

  • 2. 
    When was this photograph taken of the light house at Chandler Hovey Park?
    • A. 

      1910

    • B. 

      1928

    • C. 

      1935

    • D. 

      1940

  • 3. 
    When was this photograph taken of a frozen over Marblehead Harbor?
    • A. 

      1907

    • B. 

      1912

    • C. 

      1935

    • D. 

      1960

  • 4. 
    When was this photograph taken at Tucker's Wharf?
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1889

    • C. 

      1920

    • D. 

      1931

  • 5. 
    When was this photograph taken of sailboats sailing by Chandler Hovey Park?
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1892

    • C. 

      1905

    • D. 

      1916

  • 6. 
    When was this photograph taken of a storm-damaged causeway?
    • A. 

      1887

    • B. 

      1898

    • C. 

      1901

    • D. 

      1945

  • 7. 
    When was this photograph taken from Chandler Hovey Park?
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1892

    • C. 

      1899

    • D. 

      1882

  • 8. 
    When was this photograph taken at the local Post Office?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1915

    • C. 

      1898

    • D. 

      1900

  • 9. 
    Whan was this pohtograph taken of Marblehead High School's girls' swim team?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1920

    • C. 

      1923

    • D. 

      1930

  • 10. 
    When was this photograph taken of a Marblehead family?
    • A. 

      1903

    • B. 

      1908

    • C. 

      1915

    • D. 

      1930