"hall" as part of a name in cities in the US.

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Fri May 25 03:21:45 UTC 2007

>FWIW, while I was in the Army, I used to visit the town of Schwaebisch-Hall.
>On 5/24/07, Sam Clements <SClements at neo.rr.com> wrote:
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>> Subject:      "hall" as part of a name in cities in the US.
>> I grew up with a relative in Danville VA. who played baseball in a =
>> crossroads called "Batchelor's Hall." But I"m not sure of the spelling.  =
>>  It meant nothing to me at the time.  I'm on Mapquest today looking for =
>> places for a relative to spend the night in the VA/NC area.  While I =
>> can't find it right now, some town they went through was called "XXXX =
>> Hall."
>> Is this just something that came from England? =20
>> Sam Clements
There's  a Washington Court House, Ohio.

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