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“Even thirty years after Waterloo, so highly was Prussia regarded in America and Britain, the English-speaking adversaries selected the Prussian king to arbitrate our northwest border with Canada. Hence the Pennsylvania town ‘King of Prussia.’”

An Underground History of American Education by John Taylor Gatto, Page 163

Fact Check

According to the King of Prussia Historical Association, the city was named for a prominent inn located in the area. It’s believed the inn was built in 1709 and named by the Prussian proprietor for the recently crowned king, Frederick I. The battle of Waterloo was in 1815.

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