Fa – the Green Dragon

A Place for the Odd Musings of an Expat Bristolian


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Unusual U.S. Place names 7 – Pipestone

PIPESTONE – (Pipestone County) Minnesota

Named for stone quarried

for hand-carved calumet pipes

Ritual peace pipes


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Unusual USA place names 4. – Koo Chi Ching

KOO CHI CHING, Koo Chi Ching County, Minnesota

Sounds Chinese some say

but these are Ojibway words

The place of inlets

Note: The inlets being on Rainy lake and the Rainy River