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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
Worcester
Cambridge
Boston

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?
Tampa
Orlando
Miami
Fort Lauderdale

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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