History To Go | Amazing History Race: Mahoning Valley
August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Participants in this year’s race will stay within the safety of their cars as they start and finish at Tyler History Center at 325 W. Federal Street in downtown Youngstown. Each vehicle team will be given separate clues to seven historic sites around the Mahoning Valley.
After finding each site, teams must safely take a photo with their smartphone and send it as a reply to the texted or emailed clue. If a submitted answer is correct, that team will receive their next clue. If their answer is incorrect, they will be prompted to keep searching or asked if they wish to skip and receive the next clue. Each vehicle team may “phone the clue master” (phone number will be given to each team captain at the start of the race) to receive additional help but may only make this call one time during the race.
After confirming all historic site answers, participants must return to their specially marked (and socially-distanced) parking spot at Tyler History Center to “cross the finish line.” The winning vehicle will be revealed, and all will be invited to tailgate with their own team members, enjoying their own food and drink.
Reservations must be made by calling Linda at 330-743-2589, ext. 125 or emailing her at . Registration will be closed at noon on the day of the event. MVHS must register a minimum of three teams to conduct the race.
Teams are encouraged to create a truly distinctive vehicle name for their entry and share it on social media with #amazinghistoryrace2020.