The Use Of Apostrophes In Geographic
Try your orthographic prowess on these North American names --
they all appear possessive, but only some use apostrophes.
For each of the names below, state whether the name is spelled with an apostrophe.
1. Marthas Vineyard (MA)
2. Ikes Point (NJ)
3. Harpers Ferry (WV)
4. Jamestown (VA, RI)
5. St. Albans (Newfoundland)
6. St. Albans (ME, MO, NY, DE, VT, WV)
7. St. Andrews (PEI, Nova Scotia)
8. St. Andrews (Newfoundland)
9. St. Martins Reef (FL)
10. St. Simons Island (GA)
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