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Time Travel to Historic Canton Quiz

A big thank you to all who participated in the Time Travel to Historic Canton Quiz! The drawing winner will be contacted this week.

Week 1

Question

Which building is now located where Julien’s Corner Market and Gas Station used to be (torn down in 1997)? Hint: It was located on Canton Center Road.

Answer

Rite Aid

Week 2

Question

What company is located at the Penney House (built 1856) at this time? Hint: It is located on Joy Road.

Answer

Van Esley Real Estate

Week 3

Question

What was the profession of John Haggerty, builder of the Haggerty Estate, located on the west side of Canton Center Road, just south of Palmer Road?

Answer

Michigan Secretary of State

Week 4

Question

Question Which Canton Township bridge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places?

Answer

Lilley Road Lower Rouge Bridge

Week 5

Question

What is the name of the cemetery located at Gyde and Ridge Roads?

Answer

Kinyon Cemetery

Week 6

Question

What are the names of the businesses presently located in the the original Cherry Hill Inn (built in 1864)?

Answer

Indigo Day Spa

Week 7

Question

Where was the original location of the Canton Public Library?

Answer

3rd Floor — Canton Adminstration Building

Comments

macpack52
Sun, 2012-09-30 18:02

Enjoyed guessing the answers!

Blogbrarian
Tue, 2012-10-02 08:54

Thank you! I enjoyed researching it. If you are interested in more Canton history, be sure to read 'Cornerstones: a History of Canton Township Families' by Diane F. Wilson.