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    In the rolling hills and farmland of southeastern Minnesota, just minutes off of Interstate 90, lies the singular, crowning testimony to North America's rich bowhunting heritage--a place to learn about bowhunting's history, a place to appreciate bowhunting's "rediscovery," a place to understand bowhunting's place in wildlife conservation and in our culture.
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    Born 2 March, 1810, at Carpineto; elected pope 20 February, 1878; died 20 July, 1903, at Rome.Gioacchino Vincenzo Raffaele Luigi was the sixth of the seven sons of Count Lodovico Pecci and his wife Anna Prosperi-Buzi.
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  • Pope Leo XIII
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  • Pope County
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