Derby's Heritage Part 22 - It's All In The Names w/e 30 October All this week's pictures were taken with a Kodak DX; In the previous part we passed a number of streets named after figures from the past significant in the history of Derby and much of this part follows the same theme. Here are the stories behind some of the Hub City's street names. Post to Facebook Behind some street names, there's a story Here are the stories behind some of the Hub City's street names. So, street names can raise as many questions as they can solve. Of course street names can also change, so it might be interesting to use the current map as a starting point, and then compare the names with some of the main roads on a much older map. but a few were made at other times during The symbol # indicates that the old name has been abolished and the street incorporated into an existing place name. Don't forget to check with the - list of changes as well as this one.
A few weeks ago there was a post expressing interest in the creation of a new community garden in the Derby Street neighborhood that caught the eye of city officials and may be a possibility if there is a good location and enough interest. If there is there anyone who: 1. Schlimmer is finding other fractious naming histories by consulting books of Albany history and matching up last names with street names from a spreadsheet he has of all the city's streets that. A POTTED HISTORY OF DERBY. THE FEATURE. Derby is situated at the lowest point along the Derwent Valley, where it was possible to ford the river. In pre-historic times, there was an important crossing point at the Causey, near where the Old Silk Mill is located. Street Names - In Alphabetical Order MC-ID NO. Street Name. Location. District / Area County. Type. Aalto Place Sumter - Unit (Villa San Antonio) 1 Sumter County Villa Abaco Path Sumter - Unit 9 Sumter County Unit Abana Path Sumter - Unit 9 Sumter County Unit Abasco Court Sumter - Unit (Mangrove Villas) 8 Sumter County Villa.
A few months ago, I realized that those street names would probably make a great window into local history, full of local heroes and pivotal events from every different layer of a city’s past, so I decided to try mapping those stories for my hometown of San Francisco. This is because all of the houses in this view have long since been knocked down and the street name can no longer be found on any maps of Derby. This is Vale Street in the Rose Hill area of Derby Author: Jane Goddard. A few light years ago, a fellow named John Churchill Chase wrote an entertaining book on the origins of street names in New Orleans. Entitled “Frenchmen Desire Good Children and Other Streets of New Orleans,” the book was a popular hit in the Crescent City, where colorful events and the names of its roads and avenues usually sparked of mystery and adventure. His book ‘Streets Of Hull: A History Of Their Names’ is fascinating. From Milky Way to Chevy Chase As much as we love the famous street, it’s .