Friday, July 13, 2012

Did you know...
... that today is Mississippi River Source Day? In 1832, Henry
Schoolcraft discovered the source of the Mississippi River at
Lake Itasca, Minnesota. He called it "Itasca," a word he made up from two Latin words, "verITAS," meaning truth, and
"CAput," meaning head. To Schoolcraft, Itasca meant "true
head."

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