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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Sterlingfest History Quiz Results

Upton House

The results are in! Several participated in the Historical Commission's annual Sterlingfest History Quiz and eight people got ALL the answers right! The winner–selected at random from our eight finalists—was Michelle Smith. Congratulations Michelle! We hope you enjoy the Sterling Heights pictorial history book and the $25 Barnes & Noble gift card.

Here are the questions and answers for this year's quiz:

1)Who is the sculptor of the statue “Sarah’s Heirloom”?
  A)Margery Upton
  B)Janice Trimpe
  C)Marshall Fredericks
  D)Joseph Van Dyke
  E)Fred Ahrens

2)Around what time period was the photo of the Upton House in winter taken?
  A)1870s
  B)1900s
  C)1920s
  D)1960s
  E)1930s
3)Who owned the small rubber ball on display?
  A)Herbert E. Doebler
  B)Frank Upton
  C)Virginia Heldt
  D)William Kidd
  E)Margaret Beemer
4)Who are the two young children in the portrait taken by Novess Studio in Mount Clemens?
  A)Frank and Rena Upton
  B)Fred and Augusta Heldt
  C)Lawrence and Helen Haff
  D)Martha and Otto Ahrens
  E)Jane and Michael Banks
5)Who owned the Upton House from 1913-1927?
  A)Fred and Augusta Heldt
  B)William and Sarah Upton
  C)Fred Ahrens
  D)Charles Upton
  E)Jack and Jane Sparrow
6)What is the small windowed structure on top of the Upton House’s roof called?
  A)Watch tower
  B)Attic
  C)Cupola
  D)Chimney
  E)Sleeping porch

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