Dover History Quiz

Dover has four centuries of of history; floods, fires, Indian attacks, as well as the building of an industrious community. The history of Dover has been celebrated in many books and community productions.

How well do you know your historic town? Do you dare put yourself to the test? Take this quiz to find out how much you really know.It will only take you a few minutes.

Created by: cbt of Dover Public Library News
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What is your age?
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18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
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1. How many Dover men served in the Civil War?
54
387
over 800
2. Which Dover building was a stop on the Underground Railroad?
The Orpheum Theatre
The Lincoln House on Locust Street
The Friends Meetinghouse
3. How was the Sherman Grammar School destroyed?
demolition
fire
hurricane
4. The first calico fabric produced in America was made at the Cocheco Manufacturing Company.
true
false
5. How many times has the City Hall burned down?
never
once
three times
6. Women were first allowed to teach school in Dover in what year?
1774
1892
1930
7. In 1792, Dover was the state capitol of New Hampshire.
true
false
8. What was Dover's other name?
Cocheco
Northam
Pascataway
Bristol
all of the above
9. Dover was the location for the first women's strike in America
true
false
10. In 1648, Dover passed a law forbidding men to wear long hair.
true
false

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