Oakland, California was initially settled by the Huchiun tribe before colonization by Spaniards in the 16th century and later sold to the U.S. by Mexico.
10 British Things About Your U.S. City
In the early 19th century, members of the Lochapoka and Creek tribes named their newfound territory Tallasi, which means “old creek.” The name later changed to Tulsa when Mayor Colonel Edward E.
While El Paso, TX was initially Indian Territory before it was colonized by Spaniards in the 16th century, Anglophilia quickly swept through the territory with the establishment of Fort Bliss in 1854, where over the next century …
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.
The Tucson area in Arizona has been inhabited for over 12,000 years, and was once an Indian village called Stook-zone.
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 …
Virginia Beach, Virginia, is home to Cape Henry, the first U.S. landing of English colonists in 1607.
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 …
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.
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.