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How 5 Super-Rich Places Got Such Fancy Names

By Gerard @presurfer
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Did you know that Martha's Vineyard was named after a daughter of explorer Bartholomew Gosnold? Originally the name was applied to a much smaller island. The larger island was actually called Martin's Vineyard, after the captain of the ship Gosnold was sailing on, for much of its history. Eventually the feminine name came to stand for the larger island as well.
Find out how Beverly Hills, The Hamptons, Fisher Island and Nob Hill got their fancy names.The Presurfer

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