What (or Who) Came First? Posted by Samantha Behling July 2, 2021 Welcome to your What (or Who) Came First? Which group of native people first inhabited Wisconsin?OneotaPaleo-IndiansHo-ChunkPottawatomie Which achieved statehood first?IowaIllinoisWisconsinMinnesota Which of these notable homes first appeared on the Geneva Lake shoreline?Black Point Estate built for German immigrant and Chicago beer magnate Conrad SeippMaxwell Mansion built for Dr. Phillip MaxwellEdgewood Estate built for the heir of Chicago’s prominent meatpacking company Swift & Co.Stone Manor built for Chicago businessman Otto Young Which of these Rockford structures came first?Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 215-216 N. Main St.Coronado Theatre, 314 N. Main St.Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent St.Peacock Brewery (Now Prairie Street Brewhouse), 200 Prairie St. Which of these industries first drew settlers to Wisconsin?MiningDairyWheatLumber Which of these major events happened first?Black Hawk WarInfluenza pandemic of 1918Construction of Camp GrantFirst sack of mail arrives in Rockford from Chicago Which landmark graced our region first?Lorado Taft’s Eternal Indian in Oregon, Ill.Veteran’s Memorial Arch in Dixon, Ill.The courthouse on the square of Monroe, Wis.The Riviera Ballroom in Lake Geneva, Wis. Which form of transportation did the Old Northwest Territory see first?SteamboatTrainFlatboatStagecoach Which of these accomplished women was born first?Olympic figure skating champion Janet Lynn of RockfordActress Joan Allen of Rochelle, Ill.Architect Jeanne Gang of Belvidere, Ill.U.S. Army Major General Marcia Anderson of Beloit, Wis. Which of these items by Illinois inventors was patented first?The zipper by Whitcomb L. JudsonThe mechanical dishwasher by Josephine CochraneBarbed wire by Joseph GliddenThe cast steel plow by John Deere Time is Up!