Did You Know?

Monday, December 12, 2011 10:25 AM by Emily Boone

The town of Sumner was first called Stuck Junction and then Franklin. The U.S. Postal Department requested a new name since there were so many places named Franklin. Three townsmen couldn't agree on what to change it to, so each placed a name on a piece of paper and put it into a hat. A boy was called into the store to pick one of the slips and it came out "Sumner."
Author: Emily Boone


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