ISLESFORD HISTORY QUIZ
For the 2011 Islesford Historical Sciety Annual Meeting

  1. Who were the first permanent settlers on Islesford, and when?
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  2. Where is John Standley buried?
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  3. Who were other prominent families among the early settlers?
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  4. Who was the first Captain of the Islesford Life Saving Station?
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  5. How did Sutton's Island get its name?
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  6. When was the Islesford Post Office established? Where was it located and who was Postmaster?
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  7. Where was the Hotel Islesford located and when was it torn down?
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  8. A firebug set several fires on Islesford in 1915. Who set them?
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  9. Who was "The Prussian Lady"?
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  10. Who were the "TIPs"?
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  11. Why were Islesford beach rocks picked up and shipped away early in WWII?
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  12. When did a German submarine shoot down a U.S. Navy blimp near Islesford?
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  13. Rosamund Lord wrote a collection of poems called An Islesford Jabberwocky. Where was the Jabberwocky tree?
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  14. After a few years, first settler Job Stanwood moved with his family to Eden. What is Eden now called?
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