Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Of Mount Pleasant History

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How well do you know the history of Mount Pleasant? Find out by taking our quiz! Photo Credit: Robert Michelin

VALHALLA, N.Y. — Are you a longtime resident of Mount Pleasant? How well do you know the history of the town? The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice has devised this short quiz to test your knowledge on a variety of historical topics related to Mount Pleasant. Post your answers in the comments section below; we'll unveil the correct responses later in the week.

  1. In what year did the first family officially settle into Mount Pleasant?
  2. What was the name of the first family to officially settle into Mount Pleasant?
  3. Which town hamlet, up until 1901, was officially known as Unionville?
  4. The New York Central and Harlem Railroad arrived in Mount Pleasant in October of what year?
  5. Which modern-day source of water was purchased by the New York City Board of Water Supply in 1885?
  6. Which current school within the Mount Pleasant Central School District changed its name from the Cleveland Street School in 1919?
  7. Which school was originally built in 1909 on Broadway, across from the Hawthorne Reformed Church?
  8. The R.B. Henry Milk Company in Valhalla officially closed its doors for business after nearly six decades in what year?
  9. Which popular ice cream shop in Thornwood was founded by James Bard in 1923?
  10. Our Lady of Pompeii church was built in what year?

Good luck!

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