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Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Thursday, July 21, 2011 is Pocahontas County in Iowa.

"Pocahontas County is a county located in Iowa, United States. The population was 7,310 in the 2010 census, a decline from 8,662 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Pocahontas.

"This county was named after the Native American princess from Jamestown, Virginia; a large statue of Pocahontas stands in the city of Pocahontas.

"Pocahontas County was formed in 1851. It was named for the fabled Indian princess Pocahontas, daughter of the Chief Powhatan and wife of Englishman John Rolfe."

Source: Pocahontas County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010