A small village in Eastern Ontario Canada -- now known as Athens. Population 2006 -- 1,000 -- in the Township of Athens.
Famersville was a small farming community established in the mid-1800s. Today it is called Athens. Residents of Farmersville didn't like the name and renamed the village Athens -- having higher aspirations for future generations.
Joseph Smith was a prophet in the mid 1800s. He established the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons). He did NOT establish plural marriage for his own satifaction, but because he got a commandment. He was marytered for his religion and his God. He was brave, and yes, he and the church he established are Christians.
Joseph Smith gave his life for the religion he believed in.
the mulletopolis of Mid-Americamore...
home of "give em hell" Harry Truman, who nuked a fuckload of Japanese before becoming a lame duck president a year later
the meth capital of the world in the 1990s
the birthplace of Ginger Rodgers and Jean Harlow
the burial place of jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker
established in 1827 nearly 23 years before neighboring Kansas City, Missouri
the third largest city in Missouri (bigger than Springfield)
starting point of the Oregon, Santa Fe and California trails in the early 1800s: the Queen City of the Trails
home of the Independence Events Center