Friday, April 13, 2007

The Source of the Pee Pee

The story of how Pee Pee Township, Ohio, got its name is far less scandalous than I had hoped. It all started in 1785, when four families from the Redstone settlement in Pennsylvania moved to the area.

One of them, Peter Patrick by name, pleased with the country, cut the initials of his name on a beech, near the river, which being found in after times, gave the name of Pee Pee to the creek that flows through the prairie of the same name; and from that creek was derived the name of Pee Pee township in Pike county. [Link]

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