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Heber S. Allen was born in Hyrum, Utah and moved with his father to Cardston in 1888. He spent time as a bookkeeper and school teacher before eventually transitioning into the mercantile business in Cardston. He was appointed in 1902 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve as the successor to Charles O. Card as the President of the Alberta Stake. Within a year, a Stake was created in Raymond and he was appointed to serve there instead. He sold his business in Cardston and purchased the Raymond Mercantile. For his move to Raymond, he built a beautiful home that still stands. James S. Anderson and George E. Court, who were local bricklayers at the time, did the brickwork on the home. This home has stayed in the Allen family since its completion in 1905. It is a highly crafted example of an Edwardian Four- square style residence with Queen Anne Revival style detailing.
To find the address you must ace the quiz. Once you’ve aced the quiz, taking a second look at the photo is KEY.
_ _ _ North _ _ _ West
For NORTH, answer three questions in order:
1. This home has stayed in the ______ family since its completion in 1905.
A) George E. Court
B) Heber Allen
C) Saint Edward
D) Raymond Knight
2. He was appointed in ______ by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve as the successor to Charles O. Card as the President of the Alberta Stake.
3. He spent time as a ____ and ___ before eventually transitioning into the mercantile business.
A) horse trainer and farrier
B) sheriff and lawyer
C) bookkeeper and school teacher
D) doctor and barber
For WEST, answer three questions in order:
4. He sold his mercantile business in ______ and purchased the Raymond Mercantile.
5. The Allen residence is a highly crafted example of an _____ style residence.
A) Edwardian Four-square
C) Arts and Crafts
D) Spanish Revival
6. The home has _____ style detailing.
A) Queen Anne Revival
C) Scottish Baronial
D) Tudor Revival
For your final clue:
Collect segments of the final password and puzzle at each stop. You’ll need the password to get into the puzzle. The order is important for both. The 5th segment of the final password is the last number in the year this home was built, 1905.
You’ll probably want to write these items down:
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