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Kosciusko County (pop. 77,358) is west of Noble County. The only Kosciusko County in the U.S., it has about 75 lakes within its borders.
The county was named for Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kosciuszko (1746-1817), a Polish-Lithuanian military leader who fought on the American side in the Revolutionary War. 232 more words
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) was a journalist and short story writer. His stories ranged from political commentary to ghost stories. I first heard of him from his stories of the American Civil War (he served with the 9th Indiana Volunteers during the war and fought at Shiloh and Chickamauga). 344 more words