Illustration of Robert Fulton’s Clermont that began service in 1807 between New York City and Albany by G.F. and E.B. Bensell published in 1870, Source: Project Gutenberg.

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The Kent County History Quiz is a weekly local brainteaser sponsored by The Peoples Bank. Kent County historian and author Joan Horsey, local newsman and history sleuth Kevin Hemstock, and columnist Kate Meehan contribute to the quiz’s development. Our goal is to create an opportunity for local learning and discussion.

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