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November 12, 2012

 

landscape painting by T.C. Steele

Adapting To Life On The Frontier

In 1812, Pennsylvania lawyer John Test and his family moved west, reluctantly settling in the Whitewater River town of Brookville, Indiana.

June 13, 2005

 

Whitewater Canal

As settlers occupied the Northwest Territory, the need for transportation in Indiana was high. The Indiana Internal Improvements Act of 1836 helped, by constructing the Whitewater Canal.

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