Sunday, December 28, 2014

Fact of the Day: Old Town

The city of Tulsa, Oklahoma was named after a word called Tallasi. In its Native American language it means "old town". The pronunciation of the word later morphed into Tulsa. 

7 comments:

Kay said...

This is a fun fact.

Kati said...

So interesting how language as well as names evolve and change...

-Kati

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Today's fun fact!

Joy said...

Thanks for the fact of the day; )

Pat Hatt said...

Well I guess it beats having another new town, new york, new mexico, etc.

stephen Hayes said...

Another interesting factoid.

Dixie@dcrelief said...

My sister in law was born and raised there - knows all the history - saddens me.