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The Street Where You Live May Hold Some History

Find out how some historic streets in Geneva were named.

Which street in Geneva was named for Royal Geographic Society Fellow and local Genevan famed for his horseback treck through South America?

Which Geneva streets were once named Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Washington, Jefferson, and Monroe before 1857?

Which Geneva streets are named for individuals on the commission to establish the town as the county seat, an event which prompted the name change to Geneva in 1836?

One of these answers just might be your street!

Find out these and more at the Geneva History Center January Brown Bag "The Streets Where We Live," from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 113 S. Third St.  Bring your lunch or just sit back and enjoy.

Registration can be made online on our calendar page at www.genevahistorycenter.org.  Cost is $5/each, $3/members and complimentary/Herrington Circle Members.

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