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Updated: 11/28/2017 12:22:40PM

Nokomis got

its name here

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The old Curry pioneer home as it looks today.

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Jim Hanson, Phyllis Curry, Rebecca Curry Rabinowitz on the porch of the old Curry home. Nov. 2017.

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Curry home circa 1920. This home, which is undergoing renovation today, is where officials sat around a table and named the area "Nokomis."

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Claude and Mabel Wilson Curry on their wedding day, June 5, 1901. They had 10 children.

By RHONDA RODGERS

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“When I opened the doors for the first time, it was like Christmas morning,” said Jim Hanson, the new owner of the oldest home (1908) in Nokomis.

Hanson bought the home last month, sight unseen.

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