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