Jessica Pieczonka will be attending this year's Folio Weekly Beer & Music Festival Aug. 16 for free. Pieczonka received two VIP tickets for correctly answering all of the questions in our landmarks quiz. Pieczonnka was one of 17 to correctly answer all 20 questions; her name was then randomly drawn from that pool.
"I'm so excited! I never win anything like this. I can't believe I got all the questions right!" Pieczonka said.
About 70 people took the quiz and can check their answers here to see how close they were to being Northeast Florida landmark geniuses.
1. What was the original name of Marineland when it opened in June 1938?
c. Marine Studios
The original vision for Marineland was to create an underwater set with a variety of marine life for the purpose of filming scenes for motion pictures and newsreels.
2. For whom was Amelia Island named?
b. Princess Amelia, daughter of George II of Great Britain
Princess Amelia of Great Britain was the second daughter of George II of Great Britain. Georgia’s founder and colonial governor, James Oglethorpe, renamed the island in honor of Princess Amelia.
3. What is the official name of the Jacobs Jewelers clock?
a. Greenleaf and Crosby Clock
The clock’s previous location was in front of the Greenleaf and Crosby Building at 208 N. Laura St., Downtown
4. What’s one of the Bridge of Lions’ nicknames?
a. The Most Beautiful Bridge in Dixie
Connecting downtown St. Augustine to Anastasia Island, the bridge was completed in 1927 and has long been a symbol of the Nation’s Oldest City.
5. The Duval County Medical Society was formed in what year?
The Duval County Medical Society was the first medical society in Florida and was instrumental in forming the Florida Medical Association in 1874 in Jacksonville.
6. How many stations does the JTA Skyway currently have?
c. 8 (Central Station, Convention Center Station, Hemming … More