by Marcia Napier, Grain Valley Historical Society
Missouri’s Bicentennial is just days away. So for the final Missouri Trivia piece, I’m going to mix it up a bit. Instead of writing about Missouri, I’m going to ask you some trivia questions.
Send your answers to email@example.com. The first person to answer all of the questions correctly will receive a 2021 Grain Valley Christmas ornament!
In what year was Jackson County formed?
In which township is Grain Valley located? BONUS: How many townships are there?
When was Grain Valley first incorporated?
What was the name of the railroad which first came through Grain Valley?
In what year did Grain Valley’s first brick school burn?
In what year did the Grain Valley Middle School on Eagles’ Parkway transition to become Grain Valley High School?
For which 1956 GVHS graduate is the student union at the University of Central Missouri named for?
Who was the first GVHS graduate to receive NAIA All-American honors? BONUS: Where did he play and coach college football?
Who was the first GVHS graduate to attend West Point? HINT: 2020 GVHS grad Cole Keller’s great uncle.
In what year did the Grain Valley Band participate in the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade? The New York City Thanksgiving Day Parade?
Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org. The first entrant to answer all questions correctly will win a 2021 Grain Valley Historical Society ornament!