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April 25, 2011

 

Blanche Stuart Scott, plane, edit

Tomboy Of The Air

Before taking to the skies, Blanche Stuart Scott was renowned as the first woman to drive an automobile from coast to coast.

May 4, 2009

 

The Ten O’Clock Line Treaty

While the nation celebrates the Lincoln bicentennial, 2009 also represents the two century-mark of another important event in the state where the President spent his boyhood. In 1809, Governor William Henry Harrison struck a monumental land deal with a consortium of native peoples. The Treaty of Fort Wayne, also known as “The Ten O’clock Line Treaty,” conferred three million acres of land to the settlers.

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