Who named Chicago Chicago?

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The man who gave the name Chicago to Chicago, goes by the name of Scootsman Pepperfield. He also invented shoelaces.
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How did Chicago get its name?

The town of Chicago was founded in 1833 and named by the FrenchCanadians in their pronounciation and spelling of an Algonquianword. It is either the Fox tribe's word for "plac

What was Chicago called before it was named Chicago?

Chicago before it was called Chicago was just land of Indian territory. They named the area Chickagou or Checagou, which meant a type of smell which at the time indicated wild

How did the Chicago River gets its name?

Because it flows through Chicago! *rimshot* Seriously though, "Chicago" was a mispronunciation of the native American name for an indigenous onion-like plant that grew in the

Where is Chicago?

Chicago, Illinois is located just west of the southern tip of LakeMichigan. Also, it is located on the northeastern border ofIllinois and the northwestern corner of Indiana.

Where was the name of Chicago from?

"Chicago" is derived from a Indian word meaning "place of the wild onions," according to a historian at Hull House, home of Jane Addams. The onions were very common near the C

Who Dempster street in Chicago was named after?

Dempster Street was named for Dr. John Dempster, a prominent 19th century Methodist who founded Northwestern's Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary (originally called Garr

What to do in Chicago?

Go to the Navy Pier. Or ifyour there during the summertime go to the Taste of Chicago. MILLENIUM PARK! There's also a lot of nice restuaunts. I know a Latin resturaunt called

What was Chicago named after?

It is deriived from a French translation of the Miami-Illinois word shikaakwa for wild onion or wild garlic.

What can you do in Chicago?

Visit the Willis (formerly the Sears) tower, or the John Hancock building. Go to Milenium Park. Shop at one of the many many wonderful places to shop. Go to a sporting event s
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What to do Chicago?

Here are some things to do in Chicago . Go to water tower place and Michigan Ave. . Go to Navy Pier . Go to the sears tower . Go to a play (Wicked, Mary Poppins, etc.) .
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What is Chicago?

Chicago is a very large industrial city in Illinois.