Congratulations to Sofia Alvarez. A fifth grader, at Taneytown Elementary School. She is the winner of the Mayor's History Question in the most recent issue #86 of the Taneytown Record.
This issue's question was: Where is Paide, Estonia, what is the population and when was it founded?
Sofia answered: The answer is it is the capitol of Java County, Estonia. The population is 8,348 last 2017. Founded in 1564, when the name was first mentioned.
This was the first correct answer that the Mayor received in accordance with the rules of the contest. Thank you for all the responses!
If you would like to participate in the next Taneytown History Question in issue #87 of the Taneytown Record. Make sure you read the next Mayor's Message. The contest is open to all school age children, Mom & Dad can help. The winner will receive a gift card good at a Taneytown business. To enter look for the next issue (#87) of the Taneytown Record and email your answer. The First correct answer received, based on email date & time stamp, will win the prize! The decision of the judges will be final, only one winner per household.