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Old 01 November 2017, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Don Enrico View Post
Apparently, Altoona, Pennsylvania, may be named after the German (then Danish) Altona.
Altona, Manitoba is likely named for Altona near Hamburg. This is in the region of the population that is known as Mennonite country. Lots of a German dialect spoken there.
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