From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History
Presents the folklore and the history of the names of populated places in Indiana. Arranging over 4,000 entries alphabetically, this book includes spellings, local pronunciations, and origins of Indiana place names, as well as variant spellings and variant names and dates of settlement and/or establishment.
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