Lynnfield Trivia Quiz

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Lynnfield Trivia Quiz

From time to time, Lynnfield Patch will ask readers to guess on various questions about the town's past.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year did Lynnfield get its first post office?
    • A. 

      1791, Old Meeting House

    • B. 

      1836, South Lynnfield

    • C. 

      1843, Pony Express

    • D. 

      1732, Newburyport Turnpike

  • 2. 
    What was the former Gerry's company in Lynnfield known for?
    • A. 

      Oil Changes

    • B. 

      Cider

    • C. 

      Stovepipe hats

    • D. 

      Biscuits

  • 3. 
    Which train company once served Lynnfield?
    • A. 

      Boston and Maine Railroad (B+M)

    • B. 

      Reading Railroad

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

    • D. 

      The MBTA until it closed the Lynnfield commuter rail station in 1979.

  • 4. 
    The best known book involving Lynnfield history is:
    • A. 

      History of the Town of Lynnfield, Mass. 1635-1895

    • B. 

      Ye Land Of Fearesome Savages: Lynnfield In The 1670s

    • C. 

      The Diary Of Ebenezer Parsons

  • 5. 
    Lynnfield was home to a military training camp during which war?
    • A. 

      War of 1812

    • B. 

      Civil War

    • C. 

      Korean War

    • D. 

      The French and Indian War