Trivia: Yewed Town History

On the Road, Trivia
on May 31, 2009

Yewed, in Alfalfa County (pop. 6,105), was meant to be named for Adm. George Dewey shortly after his victory in Manila Bay in the 1848 Spanish-American War. But since another town was named Dewey, the post office reversed the spelling. Yewed is now a ghost town.

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