What’s In A Name: Palestine

What's In A Name: Palestine

PALESTINE, Texas (KLTV/KTRE) - What’s In A Name continues to look at the origin of city names across East Texas. This week, KLTV’s Jeff Chavez spoke with local historian John Lamb about the roots of Palestine. Lamb noted that that it originated from the railroaders from Palestine, Illinois and they, in turn, got it from the Hebrew name: Philistine.

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