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Last week, I mentioned a pair of prostitute’s shoes I saw on display at the Adams Museum in Deadwood, South Dakota.
But that’s not all I saw there! I also spotted these:
A very pretty set of oak and walnut inlay furniture, hand-crafted in the 1930s by a man with an interesting name: Anthime Leveque.
He was born in Quebec circa 1880, but lived most of his life in the nearby town of Lead, South Dakota, where he worked as a carpenter for the Homestake Mine.
Where does his uncommon first name come from?
Anthime [AWN-teem, roughly*] is a French form of Anthimus, which was the name of several early saints. Anthimus is based on the Greek word anthimos, meaning “flowery” (from anthos, “flower”).
*Here’s a French speaker pronouncing Anthime.
[What’s this road trip all about?]
I recently got back from a 2-week road trip through South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana and Wyoming:
(We set off on this one just two days after getting back from Toronto. Why? Insanity, I suppose.)
I spotted a bunch of interesting names on this trip, but instead of one massive post, I thought I’d break it all up into a series of smaller posts.
Here are some of the names I’ll be talking about:
I’ll come back and add links as the posts are published. Hope you enjoy!