Welcome to Porkopolis! We've got fun and games. The nickname "Porkopolis" was first published around 1840, but had its beginning in 1825 when banker George W. Jones, who had often talked of the number of hogs roaming the streets for slaughter, received a paper mache pig that was dubbed to have come from Porkopolis. By the 1870s, though, Chicago was the biggest hog processing center in the n


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