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Title: Crofutt's new overland tourist and Pacific coast guide : containing a condensed and authentic description of over one thousand two hundred cities, towns, villages, stations, government fort and camps, mountains, lakes, rivers, sulphur, soda and hot springs, scenery, watering places, and summer resorts : where to look for and hunt the buffalo, antelope, deer and other game; trout fishing, etc., etc. In fact, to tell you what is worth seeing--where to see it--where to go--how to go--and whom to stop with while passing over the Union, Central and Southern Pacific Railroads, their branches and connections, by rail, water and stage, from sunrise to sunset, and part the way back, through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, California and Arizona
Year: 1879 (1870s)
Authors: Crofutt, George A
Publisher: Chicago, Ill., The Overland Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University

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Indians here in 1804,and named it Council Bluffs. It is one ofthe oldest towns in Western Iowa. As earlyas 1846, it was known as a Mormon settle-ment, by the name of Kanesville, which itretained until 1853, when the legislaturegranted a charter designating the place asthe City of Council Bluffs. The surrounding country is rich in thechief wealth of the nation—agriculture. Council Bluffs includes w^ithin her cor-porate limits 24 square miles. The buildingsare good; the town presents a neat, tasty,and, ^Nl\h2i\^, lively appearance; street-carstraverse the principal streets; churchesand schools are numerous. The State In-stitute for the Deaf and Dumb is locatednear the city, to the southeast. The Ogden,is the principal hotel, and the Daily Non-pareil, and the Daily Olobe, are the prin-cipal newspapers. By a decision of the United States Su-preme Court, the eastern bank of the Mis-souri River is the terminus of the UnionPacific railroad. The terminus is nowknown as the Transfer Grounds.
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