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Original Names of American Cities

written by: thaibob
 
This quiz will take you way back when, these cities had another name. The given information will be the state and the former name. Will you be able to discern the current name of the city?

Question 1:


This city in Massachusetts was originally called Trimountaine.
Boston
Cambridge
Springfield
Worcester

Question 2:


What city in Pennsylvania was originally called Shackamaxon or Shakamaxon?
Allentown
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Harrisburg

Question 3:


What city in Florida was originally called Fort Dallas?
Tampa
Fort Lauderdale
Orlando
Miami

Question 4:


What city in California was originally called New Helvetia?
Long Beach
San Jose
Fresno
Sacramento

Question 5:


What city in Washington was originally called Dewamps?
Tacoma
Spokane
Seattle
Yakima

Question 6:


Which city in South Dakota was originally called Hay Camp?
Aberdeen
Sioux Falls
Pierre
Rapid City

Question 7:


Which city in Georgia was originally called Terminus?
Savannah
Macon
Atlanta
Augusta

Question 8:


Which city in Alabama was originally called Elyton?
Montgomery
Mobile
Huntsville
Birmingham

Question 9:


Which city in Nebraska was originally called Cutler's Park?
Bellevue
Grand Island
Omaha
Lincoln

Question 10:


Which city in Nevada was originally called Lake's Crossing?
Reno
Carson City
Las Vegas
Elko

 


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