Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Fact of the Day: Joe Alaska

The capital of Alaska was co-founded by Richard Harris, and Joe Juneau. The then-town was originally known as Harrisburg, but miners later decided to name it Juneau instead. 

15 comments:

  1. Thanks for your lovely words on my last post!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

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  2. I thought Anchorage was the Alaskan capital

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    1. no, but it is Alaska's largest city

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  3. Juneau?
    You know.
    It seems like every city in every state wants to be the capital. I live in the capital of MT but it's like living in Mayberry. LOL

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  4. Never heard that one. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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

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  5. Juneau was always my favorite one to memorize in school. I just like the name :)

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  6. So that's where the name of the town comes from. I like 'Juneau'. Sounds really nice.

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  7. I've been to Juneau and didn't know this fact. Thanks for sharing.

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