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Massac County, Illinois print that page


was occupied by various cultures of indigenous peoples for thousands of years before European contact . The most complex and last was that of the Mississippian culture , which built the complex mounds and plaza at the Kincaid Site (now a National Historic Landmark ). They abandoned the site

Newark, Ohio print that page


. Indigenous peoples lived along the river valleys for thousands of years before European contact . From more than two thousand years ago, 100 BC to 500 AD, people of the Hopewell culture transformed the area of Newark. They built many earthen mounds and enclosures , creating the single

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania print that page


BCE; the Middle Woodland starting at 0 CE; and the Late Woodland starting at 900 CE. [ 5 ] First contact with Europeans occurred in Pennsylvania between 1500 and 1600 CE. [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ edit ]

John G. Bennett print that page

Bennett was born in London , England, educated at King's College School , London; Royal Military Academy, Woolwich ; Royal School of Military Engineering , Chatham; and the School of Oriental Studies , London. He was a Fellow of the Institute of Fuel, London, from 1938 onwards; Chairman, Conference

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Edwin Starr print that pageTimeline of Edwin Starr


James Brown . In 1979, Starr reappeared on the charts with a pair of disco hits, "(Eye-To-Eye) Contact " and "H.A.P.P.Y. Radio". Contact " was the more successful of the two, peaking at #65 on the U.S. pop charts, #13 on the R&B chart, #1 on the dance chart, and #6 on the UK Singles Chart

Quantico, Virginia print that page


Quantico is the site of one of the largest U.S. Marine Corps bases in the world, ( MCB Quantico ). The base is the site of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and HMX-1 (the presidential helicopter squadron). The United States Drug Enforcement Administration 's training academy,

Fairview Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania print that page


Fairview Township was settled in 1797. Fairview is one of the original 16 townships in Erie County. The name was derived from the exclamation of businessman Colonel Thomas Forster in 1797, who declared as he looked out over the land he had purchased at the mouth of Walnut Creek : "This is

Peotone, Illinois print that page

Peotone is located at 41°19′46″N 87°47′42″W / 41.32944°N 87.795°W / 41.32944; -87.795 (41.329445, -87.795138). [ 1 ] According to the United States Census Bureau , the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²) all of it is land. Main roads are Illinois

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Brazoria County, Texas print that page


Brazoria County, like nearby Brazos County , takes its name from the Brazos River , which flows through it. Anglo-Texas began in Brazoria County when the first of Stephen F. Austin 's authorized 300 American settlers arrived at the mouth of the Brazos River in 1821. Many of the events leading

Adams County, Iowa print that page

Adams County was established by the state legislature in 1851 and named in honor of the second President of the United States , John Adams , or his son, the sixth President , John Quincy Adams (sources differ). The county was finally organized and separated from Pottawattamie County on March

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