Rolling Prairie, Indiana
Location of Rolling Prairie in LaPorte County, Indiana.
|Elevation||830 ft (250 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||442265|
The first cabin was built here in 1831 by Ezekiel Provolt. More settlers arrived, built cabins and named the settlement Nauvoo. On November 26, 1853, the village was platted by J. W. Walker and named Portland. The name of Rolling Prairie, descriptive of the undulating terrain, was later adopted by one of the railroad companies operating through the town.
Rolling Prairie is located at.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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- From Needmore to Prosperity - Baker, Ronald L. (1995) ISBN 0-253-32866-7
- Dodson, Paul (June 17, 1994). "South Shore Railroad Will Close 7 Flagstops". South Bend, IN: South Bend Tribune. p. B2.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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