Thanks in part to new commissioner Jason Renshaw, I was able to have a sit-down with all three commissioners and talk about economic development ideas which would include tourism and storytelling. I was amazed when none of the three could answer a question I asked them about local history.
For this one-question quiz, let’s describe local as “within 20 miles” of Kittanning.
Question: What was the FIRST EVER military medal awarded in what would become the United States of America?
If you know, leave a comment below but DON’T give the answer, ok?
Clue #1: The awarding of this medal occurred 20 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed.
Clue #2: Benjamin Franklin was involved.
The internet is the happy hunting ground of the future. Yes, you can find the answer there with a good. For fun and maybe getting the answer, NOTHING beats asking your friends. See how many of them are stumped, too. Compare stories. HAPPY HUNTING!