PORTSMOUTH, R.I. \u2014 The Portsmouth Historical Society is hosting their fourth annual Portsmouth History Adult Trivia Night.\n\nThe event will be held on Wednesday, March 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Valley Inn Restaurant in Portsmouth.\n\nAll Portsmouth residents, and out of town challengers, are invited to form teams to compete in the Adult Trivia Night event.\n\nTeams should consist of two to eight members.\u00a0 The winning Adult Trivia Team members will receive prizes.\n\nOur 2019 winning team was \u201cNate\u2019s Team\u201d comprised of Nathan Minese, Johna Spencer, Pat Davis, John Davis, and Susan Mitchell. The core members of Nate\u2019s Team won the first History Trivia contest in 2017 as well.\n\nJoining the Portsmouth Historical Society in facilitating Trivia Nights is Joe Cassady, a Portsmouth High School teacher, who will be emceeing the event for the third year.\n\nMr. Cassady\u2019s quick-wit and energetic style as master of ceremonies provides an evening of fun for the contestants and the audience.\n\nAdult Trivia participation fee is a recommended donation of $5.00 per person; to be collected on night of event.\u00a0 \n\nRegistration is required. For more information and to register, email PHSTrivia@PortsmouthHistorical.org.\n\nRegistration information includes team name, team members names and a contact email and phone number.\n\nHow to Get Prepared\n\nAll trivia questions are focused are Portsmouth\u2019s rich history and includes a diverse selection of questions relating to music, art, landmarks, individuals and more.\n\nQuestions have been created by Portsmouth Town Historian, Jim Garman, who will be on hand to judge the event.\u00a0 Study materials can be found on the Historical Society\u2019s website, www.portsmouthhistorical.org\u00a0or by visiting the Portsmouth Free Library.\n\nMark your calendars for the Student Trivia Night coming soon. \n\nOn March 25, Portsmouth High School will defend their title at the Student History Trivia Contest from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Gulf Stream Bar and Grille. Your school will have more details soon.\n\nThe Valley Inn Restaurant has a history of its own.\u00a0 The restaurant is built on the footprint of the old Cornell Homestead where Rebecca Cornell was found burnt to death in her bedroom fireplace on a cold night in 1673.\u00a0 The legend is that Rebecca\u2019s ghost visited her family member, provided a statement about her untimely death, which resulted in a murder trial and the sentence of death by hanging of her son, the convicted murderer.\u00a0 Hint: This piece of Town trivia maybe one of the questions asked during the Trivia Night Contests.