Sunday, August 17, 2014

Fact of the Day: Carson Town

The capital of Nevada, Carson City is named after a man named Kit Carson. John C. Fremont was among the first European-Americans to settle in the region and he named a river that runs in present-day Carson City after Kit Carson who was his scout of the region. 

14 comments:

  1. Ha! I live in Las Vegas so I actually knew this one. ;)

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  2. Must be nice to have a place named after you. My family has a street named after it in a small city nearby my home town :) I always smile when I pass by it. Thanks for leaving such a kind comment on my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  3. I didn´t know about Carson. United States are sooo big. Kisses:)

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  4. Happy sunday Adam! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  5. I'm really digging the name Carson:D

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  6. Kit Carson was a colorful fella, I think. Great fact.
    xo

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  7. I thoroughly enjoy your little bits of history.

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  8. I didn't know about Carson Town.

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  9. Never been to Nevada. A coworker of mine went to Vegas in July and said it was very overrated.

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