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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.
Springfield
Boston
Worcester
Cambridge

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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