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Trivia Tuesday - July 19th, 2022

Trivia Tuesday - July 19th, 2022

Posted on 07/19/2022 by Emily Titsworth

Welcome back to #TriviaTuesday! In case you missed last week's segment, we are posting trivia questions to our Instagram and Facebook stories every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. CST. 


1. What town in ILLINOISouth is the home of Popeye the Sailor Man?

  1. Trenton
  2. Chester
  3. Belleville
  4. Johnsonville

Visit Popeye and Friends the next time you go to Chester. 

2. Where was the Illinois capitol located before it was moved to Springfield?

  1. Centralia
  2. Chicago
  3. Jacksonville
  4. Vandalia

Experience a piece of history when you visit the Vandalia State House

3.Which town is home to 12 of the world's largest things? 

  1. Lawrenceville
  2. Albion
  3. Casey
  4. Swansea

Learn more about the big things in Casey here.

4. Which famous 19th century author stayed in a hotel in Lebanon, IL and wrote about his stay?

  1. Charles Dickens
  2. Herman Melville
  3. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  4. Mark Twain

Make sure to call in advance to schedule a tour of the Mermaid House

5. True or False: ILLINOISouth is home to the second tallest fountain in the world. 

  1. True
  2. False

The Gateway Geyser is a must-see the next time you visit our Western Region. 

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