Occoquan
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Arcadia Publishing Inc., 2010.
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Earnie Porta., & Earnie Porta|AUTHOR. (2010). Occoquan. Arcadia Publishing Inc.

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Earnie Porta and Earnie Porta|AUTHOR. 2010. Occoquan. Arcadia Publishing Inc.

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Earnie Porta and Earnie Porta|AUTHOR, Occoquan. Arcadia Publishing Inc, 2010.

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Earnie Porta, and Earnie Porta|AUTHOR. Occoquan. Arcadia Publishing Inc, 2010. Web.

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Full titleoccoquan
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    [synopsis] => Although Native Americans have lived along the banks of the Occoquan for thousands of years, John Smith was the first European to visit the area, arriving at the river's mouth in 1608. Here he encountered the Dogue Indians, from whose language the river and town take their names. With the coming of settlers, Occoquan's location at the meeting of the Tidewater and Piedmont made it ideal for water-related industry and commerce. By the end of the 18th century, it boasted one of the first automated gristmills in the nation. During the Civil War, Occoquan housed both Union and Confederate troops and was the sight of several small engagements. In 1972, the river, which had provided so many commercial and recreational benefits, revealed a more dangerous side as flooding from Hurricane Agnes caused severe damage. The people of Occoquan rebuilt, and the town evolved into the wonderful mixture of old and new that gives it the unique character seen today.
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