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On This Day in Terre Haute History (Paperback) (Dorothy Weinz Jerse)

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On the east bank of the Wabash River, Terre Haute was established as a real estate venture in 1816. Two hundred years of history is chronicled here, one day at a time, with stories of its remarkable events and colorful characters. In 1915, Coca-Cola introduced its iconic green bottle, designed and manufactured locally at Root Glass Company. Giving credit to the town's "Sin City" moniker, authorities seized the largest moonshine still ever discovered in Vigo County on July 15, 1929. Many notable Hoosiers have called Terre Haute home, too, including labor leader Eugene V. Debs and Tony Hulman of Indianapolis 500 fame. Every date on the calendar reveals a story to fascinate, educate or entertain.
Number of Pages: 235
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Dorothy Weinz Jerse
Language: English
Street Date: October 12, 2015
TCIN: 50116611
UPC: 9781626196599
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-8471
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$18.69
MSRPwas $21.99

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