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  Potosí - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the War of Independence (1809-1825, see History of Bolivia) Potosi was frequently passed from the control of Royalist and Patriot forces.
Major blunders by the First Argentine Auxiliary Army (under the command of Castelli) led to an increased sense that independence was needed and fostered resentment towards Argentina.
During that occupation there was anarchy and martial excess, and Potosi became unfriendly to the point where it could not be defended.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Potos%C3%AD   (359 words)

  
 Potosi Brewery is 100 Years Old
POTOSI, Wis. — One hundred years ago an English immigrant, Gabriel Hale, found what he considered the ideal site for a brewery — a spring to furnish water, caves for aging and a region booming with lead miners for ready market.
The Potosi made two trips daily to Dubuque and back, carrying farmers and their produce in addition to the barrels of beer to market in Dubuque.
In 1900 the bottling department was added to the plant, eliminating much of the demand for the old "keg of beer" The bottles were packed in excelsior filled barrels and shipped by the railroad which had begun to serve the area in the late 1800's.
www.potosibrewery.com /history/onehundred.html   (492 words)

  
 The Mineralogical Record: Famous mineral localities: Cerro Rico de Potosi, Bolivia.(includes related article on the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Cerro Rico de Potosi is not only rich in mineral and ore deposits but in historical heritage as well.
Potosi is known among mineral collectors for the small occurrence of a unique zinc-iron-manganese phosphate, known as phophyllite, and discovered in the 1950s.
It was believed that the silver deposits in Potosi were first discovered by the Inca King Huaina Ccapac in 1462.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:54064349&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (223 words)

  
 Daily Journal, Park Hills, MO - Serving St. Francois County and surrounding counties
POTOSI - The Potosi football program must have been very good this past year because Santa Claus gave them exactly what was on their wish list.
Davis said that Haug would officially start with Potosi on July 1 but they are arranging meetings with the players and their parents to introduce the new coach.
Potosi Athletic Director and Haug's son David Haug said he is looking forward to working with his dad.
www.mydjconnection.com /articles/2004/01/08/community/news2.txt   (715 words)

  
 Attractions in POTOSI - BOLIVIA
Potosi has to be known slowly, calmly and even with certain laxity.
In the department of Potosi is located the impressive Salar de Uyuni that has become one of the main tourist attractions in Bolivia.
With an extension of 12,000 square kilometers, the place is a white sea of salt surrounded by a chain of mountains.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/potosi/ATRACCIONES_IN.shtml   (675 words)

  
 Potosi Police Department
The City of Potosi (population 2,683) is nestled in the foothills of the Ozarks in scenic southeastern Missouri, within fifteen (15) miles of the Mark Twain National Forest.
Potosi is the County Seat of Washington County (population 23,000), a county with land area totaling 488,000 acres.
Potosi is a historic town that was settled in the eighteenth century by French miners.
www.potosipd.org   (246 words)

  
 Tour By Mexico ® - San Luis Potosi State --- 11
San Luis Potosi is located in the central portion of Mexico, between 34º 33' and 21º 10' of north latitude and 98º 21' and 102º 15' of west length.
The San Luis Potosi territory, in a way very irregular and angular, is extended in more than two-thirds in the high plateau; the others fractions correspond to the Saw Eastern Mother and to the coastal plain of the Gulf of Mexico.
San Luis Potosi is considered one of the most important railway centers in the country, due to the magnitude of its installed workshops above all in the capital and Cardenas, and by the length of its railroads that puts it in sixth place nationally.
www.tourbymexico.com /sanlp/sanlp.htm   (422 words)

  
 The Potosi Brewery Foundation
POTOSI, Wis. — Roger Scholbrock says he has always liked old buildings.
Frank Fiorenza, foundation member and Potosi village president, said the annual banquet keeps the project "out in front of the public" and provides money for operating expenses.
The Potosi Brewery Foundation will be holding its Fourth Annual Restoration Fund Banquet on September 30th at Sunset Hall in Dickeyville.
www.potosibrewery.com   (477 words)

  
 DOCUMENT NO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Spain's proudest possession in the New World was the great silver mine of Potosi in Upper Peru (present-day Bolivia), whose flow of treasure attained immense proportions between 1579 and 1635.
One more thing should be noted in estimating the wealth of Potosi; namely, that accounts have been kept of only the silver that was marked and taxed.
And those who know the mines well conclude that at that time the bulk of the silver mined at Potosi paid no tax, and that this included all the silver in circulation among the Indians, and much of that in use among the Spaniards, as I could observe during my stay in that country.
www.cas.sc.edu /hist/faculty/scardaville/hist420/doc14.htm   (1104 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: POTOSI, TX
Potosi is on Farm Road 1750 nine miles southeast of Abilene in eastern Taylor County.
By 1896 Potosi had an estimated 100 inhabitants, and in 1902 the Potosi school had ninety-three pupils and one teacher.
By 1940 Potosi consisted of eighty residents, a school, a church, four businesses, and a number of dwellings.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/PP/hlp43.html   (295 words)

  
 Winter Montana Vacations at Potosi Hot Springs Resort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is the low-grade road, which leads from the property many miles up the canyon and provides Potosi's guests with a perfect loop for their Nordic pleasure.
Potosi is within a day trip of Big Sky, Bridger Bowl, Grand Targhee, and a number of the smaller "cowboy" ski hills such as Lost Trail, Maverick, and Discovery Basin.
Along with the many activities available to their guests, Potosi in the winter is the perfect setting to simply relax and recuperate.
www.potosiresort.com /winter.html   (372 words)

  
 Potosi Mountain Road - A
Potosi Mountain Road starts at its north end as a fine county-maintained graded road.
I've assumed that the road can continue to be called Potosi Mountain Road from the end of the county-maintained portion all the way to Kingston Road, NV State Scenic Route 53.
Potosi Valley, located in the southern Spring Mountains approximately 30 mi (48 km) southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, exhibits a well-exposed section of the lower Paleozoic Goodsprings Dolomite of Hewett (1931).
www.schweich.com /nvpotosimtnrdA.html   (290 words)

  
 OnMilwaukee.com Dining: Is Potosi a real beer capital?
Well, maybe not, but Potosi is proud to have been selected as the site for the museum earlier this year, and did indeed beat out Milwaukee and St. Louis, where that other beer is brewed by a company headed by some guy named Augie.
Potosi won over the American Breweriana Association because of its passion for beer, brewery history and beer-making culture, said Len Chylack, president of the collectors' group.
Potosi is situated in a very interesting part of the state, with Stonefield and other historic sites at Cassville, about 20 miles north along the Mississippi; Lancaster, the home of the first Wisconsin governor, Nelson Dewey, only about 15 miles north; and Galena, Illinois, a major tourist area, about 45 minutes to the south.
www.onmilwaukee.com /dining/articles/potosi.html   (1090 words)

  
 Common-place: The High Place: Potosi
From the start, Potosi silver was subject to a duty of "the royal fifth," which by now had become a mainstay of public finance (in some years approximating 25 percent of total Crown revenues).
At the height of its undeniable grandeur Potosi was, in the words of a leading scholar, "the crucible of America." The stream of silver emanating from its mines encircled the globe.
By 1700 Potosi's population had dropped to sixty thousand, its annual silver output was down by two-thirds, and its once-lavish physical layout showed unmistakable signs of decay.
www.common-place.org /vol-03/no-04/potosi   (1922 words)

  
 Potosi's silver tears.
A visit to Potosi, which helped to maintain the splendour of Europe from the 16th to the 18th centuries, is today a spine-chilling experience.
The people of Potosi are against that: 97 per cent of them said in a poll they would rather starve than see the silhouette of El Cerro disappear and, with it, the World Heritage title.
When he was minister, Villalobos says his investigations showed the Cerro contained “more than half a million tons of silver-bearing ore. But that doesn’t mean it’s economically feasible to extract because a lot of it is low-grade ore.” The company that wins the contract to mine the mountain will have to study this.
www.unesco.org /courier/2000_03/uk/dici/txt1.htm   (1357 words)

  
 Washington County Potosi, Missouri (Counties)
The county seat of Washington County, Missouri, is Potosi.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 23,354, an increase of 2,974 over the 1990 census.
Potosi is the historic county seat of Washington County, is situated on State Highways 8 and 21,...
www.ohwy.com /mo/y/y29221.htm   (106 words)

  
 Potosi - Nevada Ghost Town
Potosi townsite was platted 700 feet below the mine by Capt. J.E. Stevens, which was then in northwestern New Mexico Territory.
In 1870 the Silver State Mining Company reopened the Potosi and a cluster of buildings at Potosi Springs was called Crystal City, but didn't last long.
Work was sporadic at the Potosi for the next three decades until Senator Clark's Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad was built through Las Vegas, passing within less than a day's wagon ride from Potosi, in which mining began in earnest.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/nv/potosi.html   (363 words)

  
 Potosi Hot Springs Resort
Potosi Hot Springs Resort is an intimate, year round destination located in the heart of southwest Montana's Beaverhead National Forest.
With our normal full occupancy of only 8 to 12 guests and our policy of children 13 and over only, Potosi is the prefect destination for honeymoons or anyone looking for an extraordinary level of privacy and solitude.
Potosi Hot Springs Resort is located in the Tobacco Root Mountains of the Madison Valley in southwest Montana.
visitmt.com /categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=6649&SiteID=1   (331 words)

  
 UNESCO Courier: Potosi's Silver Tears - Brief Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Something of Potosi ebbs away whenever a seam of metal is exhausted or world mineral prices drop.
Her dream is to take some of her children away from her home village, where they could only have two years of primary schooling.
The illiteracy rate in the department of Potosi is 30.8 per cent.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1310/is_2000_March/ai_61202169   (850 words)

  
 Satellite Images: San Luis Potosi, Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The concentration of highly reflective surfaces (near the center of the image) is the city of San Luis Potosi.
San Luis Potosi is favorably located to function as an important ground transportation hub for central Mexico (the thin, light colored lines appear to be recently constructed highways).
San Luis Potosi is an important stop for one of Mexicos principal railroad lines (railroad right of way is very difficult to trace across the computer image).
www.redtailcanyon.com /items/3933.aspx   (238 words)

  
 An All Inclusive Montana Honeymoon at Potosi Hot Springs Resort
Potosi Hot Springs Resort is the perfect place as an all inclusive honeymoon destination.
With the privacy and seclusion of the four creekside honeymoon cabins, the romance of the natural hot springs spas, and their limited full occupancy (typically only 8-12 people), Potosi is the ideal place to escape the real world and enjoy the solace and company of a loved one for a perfect Montana honeymoon.
Potosi is the perfect honeymoon destination as the comfort of the custom log cabins with their river rock fireplaces, overstuffed furniture, and the availability of having all meals delivered to the cabin allow Potosi's guests to never even leave the privacy of their vacation home.
www.montanahoneymoon.com   (233 words)

  
 CentralPets.com - Kingsnake - San Luis Potosi Page (Printer Friendly Version)
Regardless of the color, the saddles of San Luis Potosi Kingsnakes are usually accented by a white outline.
The underside of a San Luis Potosi Kingsnake is usually a lighter brown or silver color.
San Luis Potosi Kingsnakes should be maintained at about 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit during the day, with a warmer spot about 90-95 degrees Fahrenheit.
centralpets.com /php/PrintFriendly.php?AnimalNumber=2814   (633 words)

  
 The Times Plus, Monroe Times, Monroe, Wisconsin, USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The win lifted Potosi to 4-3 in the conference and 5-3 overall while pushing Black Hawk to 4-4 in eight conference games.
But Potosi's Trenton Moon -- a 5-11, 255-pound halfback -- scored the first of his four touchdowns on the night on a 3-yard run in the second to tie the score at 7-7.
Potosi won despite losing four fumbles in the contest.
www.themonroetimes.com /s1015paf.htm   (567 words)

  
 Travel Bolivia and visit Potosi where mining in traditional methods has continued for 400 years.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The legend tells that the Peruvian Indian, Diego Huallpa, was the original discoverer of the Potosi silver.
After independence in the early 19th century, attempts were made to restore Potosi's economy, but it was never quite recovered.
To this day, Potosi still sits on a tremendous treasure in the form of magnificent architecture and history.
www.adventure-life.com /bolivia/potosi.html   (445 words)

  
 Midwest Gazetteer | Potosi, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Potosi" is a South American Indian word for "place of much noise".
Potosi founded by Moses Austin as the county seat for Washington County.
Potosi and Mine Au Breton incorporated into one town.
thecaperock.com /places/mo/washington/potosi.shtml   (105 words)

  
 POTOSI - BOLIVIA - Travel and Tours to Potosi by ENJOY BOLIVIA
Cerro Rico of Potosi, transformed this city into the biggest in America with more than 160,000 inhabitants; then, everything was opulence and exquisite churches and elegant mansions were built and conspicuous architects and celebrated artists arrived.
In 1553, the city of Potosi -capital of the department of the same name in the Southwest of Bolivia- received the title of imperial city on behalf of Carlos V, King of Spain.
At that moment of the history it was difficult to foresee the decline of the splendid village that at the present time, preserve only a few gleams of its splendid past.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/potosi/INTRO_IN.shtml   (286 words)

  
 Potosi Dolomite
Rocks equivalent to the Eminence of Illinois are included in the Potosi of Indiana because the Eminence of Illinois becomes much less sandy eastward and gives way to predominantly dolomitic rocks that are badly distinguishable in Indiana from the main body of Potosi rocks.
The southward increase in thickness results in part from downstepping of the Potosi through the whole of the Franconia, Ironton, and Galesville stratigraphic interval to where the Potosi lies on the Eau Claire Formation in southwestern Indiana.
The top of the Potosi is generally conformable with the overlying Oneota Dolomite except in northwesternmost Indiana where the St.
igs.indiana.edu /geology/structure/compendium/html/comp0dgk.cfm   (438 words)

  
 Potosi prison inmates injure three guards in group attack
POTOSI (AP) - Three guards at the Potosi Correctional Center were injured when they were attacked by a group of inmates, Missouri Department of Corrections spokesman John Fougere said yesterday.
Potosi is one of five maximum-security prisons in Missouri and is the only one that houses death row inmates, who are not segregated from the other offenders.
Fougere said it wasn’t clear whether any of the prisoners involved in the attack were awaiting the death penalty.
www.showmenews.com /2004/Sep/20040901News024.asp   (263 words)

  
 UED6109 Missouri Courthouses: Washington County, MU Extension
The commissioners located the seat of justice at the village of Mine a Breton, which later became Potosi, and accepted donations of 50 acres for the county seat.
County commissioners sold 79 lots in Potosi for $5,080 to finance the courthouse construction.
Potosi Journal, March 6-Nov. 20, 1907; March 25, Sept. 23, 1908.
muextension.missouri.edu /xplor/uedivis/ue6109.htm   (786 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: AUSTIN, MOSES
After visiting the mines during the winter of 1796-97, he sought and obtained a grant to part of Mine a Breton (at modern Potosi, Missouri), where in 1798 he established the first Anglo-American settlement west of and back from the Mississippi River.
Already in 1816 he had relinquished the Potosi mine to his son Stephen, moved to Herculaneum, Missouri, a town he established in 1808 as a river shipping point for his lead, and returned to merchandising.
In 1831 the remains of both Moses and his wife were removed to a public cemetery in Potosi on land they once owned.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/fau12.html   (936 words)

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