|Think You Know Moore Park?|
Think You Know Moore Park?
Take this little quiz, which references material in Historic Moore Park.
1. When surveyed by the Town of York in 1793, Lot #16 (now Moore Park) consisted mostly of:
2. John Thomas Moore, principal founder of Moore Park, was also:
3. In the 1700s and early 1800s, a stream that ran through “Moore Park” was strong enough to (and did) power a saw mill:
4. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (as Duke and Duchess of York) laid the cornerstone for Whitney Public School in 1925:
5. Name the famous person who did not live in Moore Park:
6. Army barracks, located on the hill west of McLennan, burned to the ground in a devastating fire in 1923. Erected for demobilization purposes during the war, these wood and tarpaper structures became a “roaring furnace”:
7. Frances Loring and Florence Wyle, residents of Moore Park from 1913 to 1961, are memorialized in the parkette at St. Clair and Mt. Pleasant for their contributions to:
8. Moorevale Park sits on land once owned by:
9. Our Lady of Perpetual Help School was opened in 1923 under the name:
10. The literary works Wild Animals I Have Known (featuring “Redfruff the Don Valley Partridge”) and Two Little Savages, both considered to be set, in part, in the Moore Park Ravine, are by author:
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