image DID YOU KNOW: “Tamaqua” name taken via territory in West Penn, Schuylkill Townships

Credit: Google Maps
Credit: Google Maps

Did you know that “Tamaqua”, (pronounced tuh-MAH-qwah) was taken from the territory of West Penn and Schuylkill Townships, named for the Tuscarora king of the Turkey Clan, Chief Tahkamochk, or Tam-a-kwah. The name is unique because Tamaqua is the only community in the world with this name.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamaqua,_Pennsylvania

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