For folks, who will undoubtedly pronounce it wrong... (Mon-On-Ga-Hell-A) is the true and correct pronounciation.
I lived right up from it when I was a kid.
Now, I live not far from the Three Rivers... The Mon, the Ohio, and the Allegheny.
I have lived near a river all my life
first it was the American River
near the mouth in the Bay Area
then it was the Smith River in nothern CA
in the middle of the redwoods
now I live ner the Truckee River in NV
and the river walk
In 1946 houses near the Big Arkansas River were relative cheep because the River was untamed and flooded nearly ever spring. I loved it. It would take Millions of dollars now to recreate the natural woods and water that were my home...
and got to say that i love it but not loving it so much at this time..I,m flooded in,,Cant get out can,t get off my land the roads are under water...I can,t get out to go to work and i,m not much for just setting at the house all day..Not liking this much....Looks like a day of...
My river facts:
I grew up on the Kentucky banks of the Ohio River. Hehe that sounds a lot more rural than it really was. My hometown is a city with a population of a little over 50,000. It feels like a small town, but it's the third largest city in the state.
I lived in the oldest house in catford for 14 years and it lead onto The river Ravensbourne. The River Ravensbourne is a tributary of the River Thames in South London, England. It flows into the River Thames on the Tideway at Deptford, where its tidal reach is known as...