Rochelle Street

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Rochelle Street
Neighborhood Knoxville
Origin of name Rochelle grape or blackberry

Rochelle was a fruit variety grown on the Knox farm (the family for whom Knoxville is named); it was either a grape[1] or a blackberry.[2][3]

See also


  1. "Community to observe 'Know Knoxville Week.'" Pittsburgh Press, Apr. 15, 1934, p. 12. 142935429. [view source]know-knoxville
  2. Jean M. Goldstrom, ed. Knoxville Borough; a History: The story of a Pittsburgh community, 3rd ed., p. 15. Whortleberry Press, Pittsburgh, 2009. [view source]goldstrom
  3. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 72. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan