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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Frenchtown - Tallahassee 
Answer/Pointer: Frenchtown in Tallahassee was "named for the French silk and grape farmers who briefly colonized the area in the early 19th century. ... official designation of Frenchtown to a district bordered by Dewey Street (west), Brevard Street (north), Martin Luther King Blvd., and Tennessee Street." (article by Gerald Ensley in Tallahassee Democrat, 5/15/95) See also Vertical File, Leon County and Tallahassee section under Frenchtown. 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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