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 ======East Bend====== ======East Bend======
  
-East Bend is a riverfront region of Boone County named for the Ohio River'​s sharp turn eastward. ​ On the western edge of East Bend, there was once a trading post run by a man named DeHart or D'​Hart. ​ Around the bend at a distance of about ten miles, were the natural springs at [big_bone_springs|Big Bone]]. ​ East Bend was known to have rich bottom land and offered a good view for defense against Indian attack.  ​+East Bend is a riverfront region of Boone County named for the Ohio River'​s sharp turn eastward. ​ On the western edge of East Bend, there was once a trading post run by a man named DeHart or D'​Hart. ​ Around the bend at a distance of about ten miles, were the natural springs at [[big_bone_springs|Big Bone]]. ​ East Bend was known to have rich bottom land and offered a good view for defense against Indian attack.  ​
  
-Robert [[piatt_family|Piatt]] bought 200 acres at East Bend bottoms and built a his home, [[piatt_s_landing|Winfield Cottage]]. ​ This area soon became known as [piatt_s_landing|Piatt'​s Landing]]. ​ There were many families to follow in the East Bend region.+Robert [[piatt_family|Piatt]] bought 200 acres at East Bend bottoms and built a his home, [[piatt_s_landing|Winfield Cottage]]. ​ This area soon became known as [[piatt_s_landing|Piatt'​s Landing]]. ​ There were many families to follow in the East Bend region.
  
 Below is the property transfer of 120 acres of land in the center of East Bend.  One of the early deeds, dated 1808, refers to the land as "East Bend". Below is the property transfer of 120 acres of land in the center of East Bend.  One of the early deeds, dated 1808, refers to the land as "East Bend".
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