It’s Swanzey in New Hampshire and Swansea in Massachusetts, but they are both pronounced the same. Other names like Albany are spelled the same but pronounced very differently in New York than it is in the city in Georgia with same name. First settlers of an area often named places after something to remind them of a place left behind (like Swansea, Wales).”


So apparently Instagram’s a thing and I’m giving it a go; I created an account to share some on the physical and cultural landscapes that I find intriguing.  The Swansea/Swanzey town names in New England caught my eye and was one of my Instagram posts (usually I will NOT share them here).  I also curate other pages including:

Tags: geography education, social media, teacher training.