Glad to hear it. I have to admit I never got to know many of the "locals" when I
lived there, but I had a companion from Provo, and he'd had no idea. That just
goes to show you the "power" of anecdotal statistics, I guess.
Steven Montgomery wrote:
> At 01:38 AM 10/20/2002, Marc wrote:
> >all built on the sites of French-Canadian trading posts. Provo is, in
> >fact, named
> >after Etienne Provost, although I wonder if they teach that in school there.
> It was taught in Jr. High School (9th grade) when I took Utah History.
> Steven Montgomery
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