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Re: Wise County-how did it get that name ?
Posted by: Ginger Rakes-Fisher (ID *****7346) Date: March 24, 2003 at 09:12:33
In Reply to: Wise County-how did it get that name ? by Nancie O'Sullivan of 1658

It was named after Henry A. Wise, Governor of VA at the time of its formation.


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