10 British Things About U.S. Cities

10 British Things About Savannah, GA

Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the state and was founded as a colony by the British in 1733. It led as a port city in the American Revolutionary War and during the American Civil War.

10 British Things About Tucson, AZ

The Tucson area in Arizona has been inhabited for over 12,000 years, and was once an Indian village called Stook-zone.

10 British Things About Spokane, WA

First home to the hunter-gatherer Spokane Tribe approximately eight to 12,000 years ago, and then to tradesmen of Canada’s Northwest Fur Company, 211,000 people of all nationalities have settled in Spokane, Washington. Spokane ...

10 British Things about Madison, WI

Named for the greatly admired forefather of America, James Madison, Madison, Wisconsin‘s origins date back to the 1820s.

10 British Things About Fresno, CA

Located in the San Joaquin Valley, directly in the heart of California, the city of Fresno has little, if any, historic British ties. Fresno’s incredibly fertile valleys and agricultural opportunity appealed mostly to ...

10 British Things About Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach, Virginia, is home to Cape Henry, the first U.S. landing of English colonists in 1607.

10 British Things About Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati, the third largest city in Ohio, is named after the Society of the Cincinnati, a historical organization in which Prime Minister Winston Churchill was inducted as a member. Churchill described Cincinnati as one of “the ...

10 British Things About Hudson County, NJ

We already took a spin around Bergen County, New Jersey, exploring British organizations and events. And, why stop there? Hudson County, named after English explorer Henry Hudson, is all sorts of Britished-up.

10 British Things About Rochester, NY

Rochester, NY landed on Forbes Magazine’s list of best cities to raise a family at number three in 2010. The city offers ample family-friendly events with this list of 100 attractions.

10 British Things About Jacksonville, FL

As the largest city in Florida—in fact, the largest city by area in the contiguous United States—it’s perhaps little surprise that there’s a lot going on in Jacksonville. And plenty of those goings-on are British-themed, ...