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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Would a rose by any other name still be as sweet as Carroll County?

Would a rose by any other name still be as sweet as Carroll County?

One of the frequent reader questions to the Eagle Archives is how did certain streets, places and towns inCarroll County get their names? However, on a few occasions, the question is, how did Carroll County get its name?

Of course, since I am a closet Shakespeare fan, the answer often involves a quotation from "Romeo and Juliet" — "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet…"

http://www.baltimoresun.com/explore/carroll/news/community/ph-ce-eagle-archive-1016-20111012,0,4543553.story

With that in mind, do you think Carroll County would still be a great place to live if it went by the name, "Paca County?" Or "Union County" or "Westminster County?" ...


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