10 Mouthwatering Historical Facts about Hoagies-SliderPhoto

15-Breadless-Sandwich-Ideas-photo143. It’s speculated that subs became known as hoagies in Philadelphia because their Navy yard was located on Hog Island, the workers were known as “hoggies,” which was the original spelling of hoagie. Another theory suggests that the sandwich was originally called a “Hogan,” after an Irish dock worker of the same name.

4. In Westchester, NY and Fairfield, CT hoagies are known as wedges.