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A man named Walpole, Sir Robert Walpole

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Like a great many countries, the United States named many of its towns after its political heroes. Our country's capital is named after our first president. Adams, Massachusetts is named after our second president. Revere is named after patriot Paul Revere. But it seems almost strange to name a town...
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