Fremont Nebraska and Fremont Seattle

Twenty years ago, I moved from Nebraska to the über cool Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. I take delight in pointing out to my friends that my neighborhood was actually named after Fremont Nebraska. Of course, now I have to wistfully add an asterisk “*” because I have also explain that Fremont Nebraska is now the Xenophobia capital of the Midwest. I hope they figure it out soon and repeal their racist anti-immigrant ordinance. Here is the Wikipedia article about the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle

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