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T.C. Steele 1847-1926

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Theodore Clement Steele (September 11, 1847 – July 24, 1926) was an American Impressionist painter known for his Indiana landscapes. Steele was an innovator and leader in American Midwest painting and is considered to be the most important of Indiana’s Hoosier … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Hart 1784-1813

C. Frank Dunn, a Lexington historian, was the executive secretary of the Kentucky Progress Commission and the founding editor of the KENTUCKY PROGRESS MAGAZINE, later called IN KENTUCKY. He also did work for the Lexington and Frankfort Chambers of Commerce, … Continue reading

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Thomas J. Wood 1823-1906

General Grant’s West Point roommate, Thomas John Wood came from a long line of military ancestors, dating to Sir William Atte Wode who was Captain of King Edward III’s Guard in the 12th Century[1].  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia– Thomas … Continue reading

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Henry F. Phillips 1890-1958

From the Phillips DNA Project— Featured Family Stories Henry F. Phillips and the Phillips Screwdriver Complied by Nancy Kiser Henry F. Phillips (1890–1958) was a U.S. businessman from Portland, Oregon, but he was born and raised in Polk County, Missouri. The … Continue reading

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