Fun Fact: How Rhode Island Got Its Name

Fun facts about Rhode Island

While the state of Rhode Island is mostly mainland, its naming is unclear. Most give credit to explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano who called one of it’s actual islands “Rhode Island” after it reminded him of the Greek island of Rhodes.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

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