Logan County Trvia

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How well do you know Logan County? Answer these 25 questions and check with the scorecard to see how well you did. The trivia questions are brought to you by the Logan County History Center. We hope you will come visit us at 521 E. Columbus Ave. in Bellefontaine. We would also love to have you as a member.

Campbell Hill, located on SR 540 just east of Bellefontaine, is the highest point in Ohio. What is its elevation?

A. 1349’                

B. 1549’

C. 1759’

B

What year did the Holland Theatre open?

A. 1919              

B. 1924

C. 1931

C

What year did the first train come through Logan County?

A. 1843          

B. 1847

C. 1861

B

What was the name of the original amusement park at Indian Lake?                            

A. Sandy Beach          

B. Indian Lake Playland

C. San Juan

A

Name the four brothers who made up the original Mills Brothers singing group?                           

A. John, Herbert, Harry and Donald        

B. Abraham, Martin, John and Bobby

C. Paul, John, George and Ringo

A

What was the name of the Air Force Aircraft, Control & Warning Squadron base that was located on Campbell Hill during the 1950s & 1960s?      

A. 007th A.C.&W.         

B. 664th A.C.&W.

C. 1549th A.C.&W.

B

Who was Weh-yah-pih-ehr-sehn-wah better known as?

A. Blue Jacket      

B. Black Hoof

C. Chief Tarhe

A

What year was Logan County established?

A. 1803     

B. 1809

C. 1818

C

What newspaper cartoon character did Bellefontaine native Kin Hubbard create in 1904? 

A. Abe Martin   

B. Dennis the Menace

C. Beetle Bailey

A

What baseball Hall of Famer manager once taught and coached at Washington Local School in Lewistown?

A. Sparky Anderson 

B. Leo Durocher

C. Walter Alston

C

Who did Isaac Zane marry in 1780?  

A. Nonhelama “Grenadier Squaw” 

B. Myeerah

C. Phebe Sharp

B

What were the first names of the two brothers who built the Piatt Castles?                        

A. Benjamin and Samuel

B. Abram and Donn

C. Henri and Philippe

B

What year did production begin in the East Liberty Honda Automobile plant?          

A. 1985

B. 1989

C. 1993

B

What former Logan County resident has written over 30 books, including The Frontiersmen?  

A. Jeff Shaara

B. John Jakes

C. Allen W. Ecket

C

Who invented the formula for the concrete used to pave Court Avenue in Bellefontaine, which holds the significance of being the oldest concrete street in America?

A. George Bartholomew

B. James Portland 

C. Robert Marl

A

What was the name of the reservoir (now Indian Lake) built in Logan County to supply water to the Miami-Erie Canal?

A. Logan Reservoir 

B. Blue Jacket 

C. LewisTown Reservior

A

What was the name of the Drum & Bugle Corps in Logan County that won its first state title in 1953 and placed 6th nationally in 1954?

A. Ohio High Pointers

B. Logan's Raiders

C. Satan's Angels

C

Which United States founding father did the A.J. Miller Co. of Bellefontaine name its Depression era lower priced or “thrift” hearse after?         

A. George Washington

B. Benjamin Franklin

C. Thomas Jefferson

B

What Shawnee village, located in what is now Logan County, served as the tribe’s capital for several years?

A. Wapatomica               

B. Mackachack

C. Blue Jacket’s Town

A

What was the original name of the ski resort (now known as Mad River Mountain Ski Resort) when it opened in 1962?                                              

A. Valley Hi Ski Resort            

B. High Point Ski Resort

C. Angry Creek Hill Ski Resort

A

What television funny lady lived in Belle Center briefly in 1945 when she married a Logan County man named Bud Barker. The couple was married and divorced in 1945.

A. Betty White          

B. Lucille Ball

C. Carol Burnett

A

What DeGraff native lost the Ohio gubernatorial election in 1970?                                        

A. Larence Rausenberger      

B. George Lincoln

C. Roger Cloud

B

What national humanitarian organization did Logan County native Judge William Lawrence play a major role in its founding?

A. The United Way    

B. The American Red Cross

C. The Peace Corps

B

During which war were the Manary, Vance, Curry and other blockhouses built in Logan County?

A. Revolutionary War 

B. War of 1812

C. Civil War

B

Bellefontaine native Louie Vito performed in which event at the 2010 Winter Olympics?    

A. Half Pipi (snowboarding)

B. Curling

C. Ski Jump

A

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