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The US has had nine capitals. Most of us know NYC, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Which of the other six can you name?

Posted - August 3, 2022

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  • 44340
    I'll guess two: Boston and Richmond.
      August 3, 2022 4:00 PM MDT
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  • 13261
    Neither is correct.
      August 3, 2022 4:18 PM MDT
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  • 10082
    Richmond was the capitol of the Confederacy 
      August 3, 2022 6:37 PM MDT
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  • 1633
    Yes, with Jefferson Davis as its first (and only) president.
      August 3, 2022 6:44 PM MDT
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  • 7777
    Just off the top of my head:

    1. Philadelphia
    2. Baltimore
    3. Lancaster
    4. Princeton
    5. Annapolis
    6. Trenton
    7. New York City
    8. Washington, DC
    9. York This post was edited by Zack at August 3, 2022 6:35 PM MDT
      August 3, 2022 4:28 PM MDT
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  • 1633
    Yes, the Washington Monument in Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood is actually the first monument dedicated to George Wasshington in the nation.

      August 3, 2022 5:12 PM MDT
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  • 7777
    I've ridden past it many times while working in the area.
      August 3, 2022 5:18 PM MDT
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  • 1633
    I used to go to school in that area.
      August 3, 2022 5:19 PM MDT
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  • 13261
    Somehow, I knew you would get Baltimore!
      August 3, 2022 6:36 PM MDT
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