RMG - Rome, GA Hat

$ 35.00

Rome, GA - a.k.a. Home Sweet Rome, There's No Place Like Rome

  • The city has developed on seven hills with the rivers running between them, similar to Rome, Italy, which inspired early settlers to name it after the Italian city.
  • In the 1920s, a US company built a rayon plant in a joint project with an Italian company.  This project and the American city of Rome were honored by Italy in 1929, when dictator Benito Mussolini sent a replica of the statue of Romulus and Remus nursing from a mother wolf, a symbol of the founding, much like the original Rome.
  • This is Braves country!  The Atlanta Braves like keeping things close to home.  The Braves' single A minor league affiliate is the Rome Braves.