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How Guardian Street, Fortune Street, got names remains a mystery

Vonnie Kolbenschlag writes:
Ed, the name for Guardian Street was given by the founders of Columbia, and I have always wondered why. I also wonder why Fortune Street was so named.

The founders did not name the street after themselves, but instead picked men in the then new "Federal City" government to name the small streets. Washington Alley ( no longer exists, was along the side of where the Christian Church parking lot is) Adam, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, . . . I wonder as the new trustees of the town, who decided names . . . I think they were proud of their new country and there was agreement about the names - but why Guardian and Fortune?

--Vonnie Kolbenschlag
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