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“Right here in river city!”


Many of you will recognize the title of this post being from the musical The Music Man. In this particular case I am referring to those cities, towns, and villages named after the river that flows through or by them. … Continue reading

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Confluential cities


For purposes of this post, a “confluential city” is one that is situated at or near the confluence of two or more important rivers and which has had an influential economic, historic, strategic, cultural, political, and/or social impact on the surrounding region or … Continue reading

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