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Newcomers to the Cove: More Cove Names

As promised, here is a continuation of some geographic names in the Cove. As newcomers, it is always interesting to learn how local towns and other geographical areas were named. Much of the information I gleaned was from the excellent booklet, Historical Summary of Southern Morrisons Cove Towns by David M. Adams along with other verifying sources.

I perused old maps to find some of these places and soon realized that, prior to about 1900, roads were few and railroad lines and spurs were abundant. These lines went to places that often had words like “ore” or “furnace” in local names, suggestin...

 

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