Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The Origins of Weird State Park Names

Potholes State Park. Poverty Point Reservoir State Park. Hard Labor Creek State Park. I started to wonder if there were other state parks with equally depressing names. Oh, you better believe I found a lot of them, and started looking up the reasons for those names. Many perfectly lovely parks have sad, scary, or baffling names. Find out about nine of them in this article I wrote for mental_floss.

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