On this day in Terre Haute history / Dorothy Weinz Jerse.
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|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||ISLI 977.201 V689Ztj (Text)||00000106169303||Indiana book||Available||-|
|New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle||977.245 JERS (Text)||39231033231453||Indiana Collection||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 1626196591
- ISBN: 9781626196599
- Physical Description: 235 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2015.
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 towns 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.
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