[Ads-l] "cent store" and "Scipio"

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY CCDC AVMC (USA) 0000099bab68be9a-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Mon Nov 23 15:22:24 UTC 2020

> Also, in the nineteenth century there was a fad for naming towns after those in classical 
> literature. A drive through upstate New York turns up many, Utica, Syracuse, etc.

See also "Little Egypt" in Illinois, where the towns of Cairo, Thebes, and Karnak are located.

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