Strange Names of Southern Towns

Strange Names of Southern Towns

Laura Beth Peters and Lainie Stubblefield
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  • Michelle of Franklin TN
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If you’d like to learn more about how to support us including perks like a PEACE BE WITH YALL T-SHIRT, a southern SWAG BOX and a special monthly bonus episode from us, check out Patreon.com/SteelMagnolias Most towns across the U.S. are named after their founders or politicians at the time, or just a simple word with ‘ville’ on the end. We live in Franklin, TN named after Benjamin Franklin. It was going to be called Marthasville, named for the town founder’s wife Martha, but that changed at the last minute. What you’ll hear in this episode is that there are some WEIRD names out there for towns all across the South. Places to Connect: