This is a quest to better understand Sheffield, it is a very challenging and interesting quest. The questions were created by the students of the Sheffield Historical Society 2015 History Alive experience , Good luck!
* 1. Old Stone Store
Built by the Ensign Family in 1836,
But damaged by a fire in 1901,
By the Sheffield Historical Society it was fixed,
With this kind of stone, it was built by the ton.
* 2. Old Parish Church
This County's oldest Congregation,
Was there to hear Massachusetts' Constitution,
This combination of church and state,
Allowed town officials to be great.
* 3. Dewey Memorial Hall
Don't take us for an Army, or you'll be mistaken,
We're a group of buddies that is not faking,
We met at the Hall, and we're kind and we're smart,
Making all thinking into an art.
* 4. Staveleigh House
The home a president, author and more,
This building was altered from chimneys to floor,
The original owner a Reverend by trade,
Who's ancestor this historic voyage made.
* 5. Horace Train House
Building his home in Greek Revival tradition,
He honored the style with each classic addition,
From frieze, to columns, to entrance and more,
He left behind doing this in the war.
* 6. 1771 House
A Tory that once fell a Liberty Tree,
Raymond soon chose a Patriot to be,
With two homes of his own, he's a fortunate one,
And this was the name of his youngest of sons.
* 7. The Sedgwick House
It was home to a famous lawyer,
Who defended the first, in a trial of order,
The structure was great,
And bought by this man in seventeen sixty-eight.
* 8. The General Fellows House
First built by the General returned from the war,
Then bought by an Ensign with a mercantile store,
An addition was made to help with business supply,
Head to the Historical Society if you'd like to give it a try.
* 9. Berkshire Manor
A man who fought against illness great,
Caused by a bug which was its fate,
His fighting tired, but he stood tall,
Now his name still stands above all.
* 10. Mark Dewey Research Center
Build by Mark Dewey as a Hatter's,
Now the building really matters,
A timber frame is its structure,
What type is the architecture.
* 11. Dan Raymond House
In this building we used to grow,
Lots of green that you might know,
Travel out of the house and down the stairs,
To see all the artifacts that are there. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Answers....you match them up!