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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?
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Allentown
Harrisburg

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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