Daily Archives: December 14, 2010

History of the Butterfly, Part 46: Poweshiek and the Parkers

Did Poweshiek have a connection to the people (Henry and Helen Parker) who discovered and named a butterfly after him? The Parkers lived in Poweshiek County.  Poweshiek was probably still very much a character in the minds of the early … Continue reading

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