Here’s a review of the questions:

  1. Big Bone Lick is now a state park in Kentucky, located about 25 miles southwest of Cincy. What is historically significant about the park?
  2. What is unique about the Cincinnati Fire Department?
  3. The Cincinnati Observatory holds astronomy programs and historical tours. What historically significant piece of equipment is located there?

And here are the answers!

  1. Big Bone Lick was where the first documented fossils of Ice Age mammals were discovered. The fossils were found in a 1807 expedition undertaken by William Clark at the direction of President Thomas Jefferson.
  2. In 1853, the Cincinnati Fire Department became the first full-time paid professional fire department in the U.S., and the first in the world to use steam fire engines.
  3. The Cincinnati Observatory boasts the oldest telescope in the United States, which is still in use.

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