In 1730, city officials of what city dedicated a 120 square foot lot in the center of the town to be used as a public marketplace, becoming the first existing U.S. farmers market?
- Boston, Massachusetts
- Lancaster, Pennsylvania
- Charleston, South Carolina
The answer is Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In 1730, when city planners designed the city they designated a 120 square foot lot in the center of town as a public market place giving birth to the Lancaster Central Market.