Albany I Spy answers

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The first Albany I Spy history/architecture scavenger hunt -- created by Albany Archives -- concluded this past Saturday at the City Beer Hall. There were 14 submitted answer sheets that had all the correct answers (and the tiebreaker) -- the winners split up a bounty of prizes that included gift certificates to downtown Albany businesses and t-shirts.

And now, by popular demand, here are the correct answers...

Albany i Spy clues 2013


1) Tricentennial Park
2) Old Albany Academy
3) Union Station
4) Quackenbush House (Olde English Pub)
5) D&H Building (SUNY System Admin. Building)
6) New York Prosecutors Training Institute
7) James T. Foley Courthouse
8) Philip Schuyler Statue
9) Steuben Athletic Club
10) Joseph Henry Statue
11) Albany Telephone Company (City Beer Hall)
12) Centennial Hall
13) Hampton Hotel (Jack's)
14) First Church in Albany

Tiebreaker: 19,400

Congrats to all the winners! And congrats to Albany Archives for putting together a fun game!

Earlier on AOA: Talking with the creator of Albany Archives

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