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Oshkosh: Naming the City

  • Aired: 03/15/2015
  • 07:55
  • Rating: TV-G
In a log cabin in what would become downtown Oshkosh, local residents met to decide on a name for the future city. The meeting marked the end of an era and the end of a way of life on the ancient water route of the Fox River.
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Oshkosh was named & founded around the wetlands, rivers and lakes of the Fox River Valley.
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