Famous People
Charles River
Schools
Houses
Other Towns
100
Chief of the Massachusetts tribe.
Who is Nehoiden? (Nahaton or Hahaton are also acceptable)
100
The length of the Charles River.
What is 80 miles?
100
A school that moves from place to place on a cart.
What is an ox-cart school?
100
The material used on the roof of the house in the 1700's.
What is thatch?
100
This neighboring town originally included what is now Needham (and Wellesley.)
What is Dedham?
200
Flower grown by Denys Zirngiebel.
What are pansies? (Giant Swiss pansies)
200
A reason the Charles River was important to the Native Americans.
What is fishing OR transportation?
200
A writing instrument used by students in a one-room schoolhouse to practice penmanship.
What is a quill (feather) pen & ink OR chalk?
200
Type of house with a sloped roof in the back that was named after something found in Colonial kitchens.
What is a Saltbox house?
200
Town south of Boston where the Pilgrims settled before the arrival of the Puritans in Massachusetts.
What is Plymouth?
300
The first minister of the First Parish (Unitarian) Church
Who is Jonathan Townsend?
300
Quinobequin
What is the Native American name for the Charles River?
300
This heated the one room school house.
What is a wood burning stove?
300
Three reasons fireplaces were important in homes.
What is heat, light, and cooking?
300
Where Needham got its name.
What is Needham Market, England?
400
Man who developed Ridge Hill Farm in the 1800's.
Who is William Emerson Baker?
400
A reason the Charles River was important to the settlers.
What is creating a border between other towns?
400
The Eliot School is named after this person.
Who is John Eliot?
400
Place where Needham 3rd graders experience an 1850 school day.
What is the One Room School House?
400
City that received train car loads of dirt and gravel from hills in Needham to fill in bay and marsh areas in the 19th century.
What is Boston? (Back Bay)
500
Famous artist who lived in Needham in the 1900's.
Who is N.C. Wyeth or Andrew Wyeth?
500
From Hopkinton to the Boston Harbor.
Where does the water in the Charles River flow?
500
Three current Needham schools named after landforms.
What are Broadmeadow, Hillside, and High Rock?
500
A reason that people moved houses in Needham.
What is building houses was expensive OR building materials were in short supply?
500
The year Needham became a town.
What is 1711?
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