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History at Home: How Our Places Were Named
March 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
“Ada is taken? Let’s go with Forada, since it’s for my wife.”
Ever wonder how the places around Douglas County were named? Local places were named from a variety of sources – Native American names, settler names, some as memorials, some as rewards. This presentation will guide you through the history and stories behind some of the most recognizable names and places you encounter every day.
𝗝𝗼𝗶𝗻 𝘂𝘀 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲! 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗱 𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺, 𝗭𝗼𝗼𝗺. 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀, 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗲𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗻 𝗲𝗺𝗮𝗶𝗹 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗭𝗼𝗼𝗺 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗶𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀. 𝗦𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗰𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗸 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗲𝗻𝗷𝗼𝘆 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗳𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗵𝗼𝗺𝗲!
This class is part of a series. The other class, “From Bloomers to Bikinis: A Brief History of Beachwear” will happen on March 18th, 6:30-7:30pm.
𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝗮𝘆 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝟮-𝗦𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗱𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀. 𝗜𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗮 𝗺𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗹𝗮𝘀 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝘆 𝗛𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆, 𝗟𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗰𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗟𝗮𝗸𝗲𝘀 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗲𝘂𝗺, 𝗼𝗿 𝗥𝘂𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗲𝘂𝗺 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, 𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮 𝗿𝗲𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗲𝗱 𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗱𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲.