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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.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Sunday, July 24, 2011 is Tippecanoe County in Indiana.

"Tippecanoe County is a county located in the northwest quadrant of the U.S. state of Indiana. It was created in 1826 from Wabash County. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

"According to the 2010 census, the population was 172,780; the 2009 population estimate was 167,964. The county seat is Lafayette.

"Tippecanoe County was formed March 1, 1826, and named for the anglicization of "Kethtippecanoogi", a Miami term meaning "place of the succor fish people." (Kriebel, Robert C. - Tippecanoe at 2000: A Hoosier County Recalls Its Past). The county is best known for the Battle of Tippecanoe and Purdue University. The Tippecanoe County Courthouse, built in 1881, is on the National Register of Historic Places."

Source: Tippecanoe County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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