Game 39 - THink you know NY?

June 29, 2009
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Riddle for location: This was the birthplace for the inventor of the X Y Z.

  • XYZ = this is a system for arranging books on library shelves.

(Its three words but its all one meaning, how easy is that!!)


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snip07 said...

Adams Center, New York

Adams Center was founded around 1816 and was first known as "Adams Five Corners." That name was used until at least 1828. The exact date of the name change is not known, but the hamlet became known as Adams Centre, a spelling that continued until about 1900.


Movie ,money n more ! said...

Adams Center

Marsha said...

Adams Center in Jefferson County,NY was the homwe of Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey, inventor of the Dewey Decimal Classification System.

Anonymous said...

Adams Center, New York is where Melvil Dewey was born.


Lockheart said...

Is it the dewey decimal system made by melvil dewey?
If it is, he is born in jefferson county, new york, usa.


Anna said...

The system for arranging the books is the Dewey Decimal System. Melvil Dewey invented it, and he was born in Adams Center, New York.

Anna said...

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