Saturday, May 3, 2014

Fact of the Day: Pierre City

The capital of South Dakota, Pierre takes its name from the nearby Fort Pierre. The latter was named after Pierre Chouteau, Jr., an American fur-trader. 

11 comments:

Joy said...

Knowledge for the day:)

Bob Bushell said...

Not a pleasant job...................

Imemily said...

Have a great weekend ahead
MY-Emily

Elisabeth said...

I love the stories behind city names :) Thanks for stopping by my blog Adam!

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

Lucy said...

Happy saturday Adam! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

DeniseinVA said...

Very interesting Adam.

stephen Hayes said...

It's interesting to learn about the history behind some of these names.

Pat Hatt said...

Pierre gets around

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Interesting to see how names develop

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Caro * said...

Very interesting :)