Coeur d’Alene Trivia from Rhythms & Muse, part 3

We’re nearing the date of my Rhythms & Muse novel and music CD signing at Calypsos Coffee & Creamery, 116 E. Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. (4–7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011). Excited! I’m so looking forward to seeing plenty of my friends there…including you?

Just for fun, these trivia questions are based on places and activities in Cd’A, and Spokane, Wash., especially during the 1970s. All the items are mentioned in the book. Do you know the area? How many answers can you get correct?

Cd’A Trivia Questions, part 3

15. What’s the name of the marina surrounded by one of the world’s longest floating boardwalks and with easy access from The Coeur d’Alene Resort?

16. How wide and long is the Coeur d’Alene Boardwalk?

17. When did the Cd’A Resort open?

18. Although the Lake City is now northern Idaho’s center for healthcare, educational, media, manufacturing, retail and recreation, the three main industries in the mid-1900s were…

19. Are there really cougars near Cd’A Lake?

20. Fireworks are set off over Cd’A Lake from a barge. Is the rumor that the barge catches on fire every year actually true?

21. What 23-mile-long improved path stretches in either direction from the City Park?

Answers in comments below.

See Spokane Trivia.

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You can find these and more Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Spokane, Wash., references in my Rhythms & Muse novel and music CD:

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One Response to Coeur d’Alene Trivia from Rhythms & Muse, part 3

  1. annvidean says:

    Coeur d’Alene Trivia Answers, part 3

    15. Boardwalk Marina
    16. 12’ wide and 3,300’ long (3/4 of a mile)
    17. 1986
    18. Timber, tourism and agriculture
    19. Indeed there are, but they are sighted infrequently.
    20. It’s a myth. Although I did find one report of the Hayden Lake barge catching fire on July 4, 2011. I’ve not been able to substantiate an actual barge fire on Cd’A Lake. Can anyone prove me wrong? (!)
    21. The Centennial Trail

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