James Tiberius Kirk—Famous person Trek fanatics will recollect—was once the youngest captain within the Starfleet historical past, who boldly lead the starship USS Undertaking and its workforce into new worlds the place no guy had long gone prior to.
Going by means of Famous person Trek’s timeline, James T Kirk gained’t be born for every other 2 hundred years. But, a small the town south of I-80 at the japanese facet of Iowa, United States, is already basking within the glory of the mythical captain’s exploits.
Riverside is a sleepy little position with a inhabitants of lower than 1000. Not anything a lot of anything else occurs right here, which is why in 1985, Steve Miller, a member of the Riverside Town Council, recommended that the council claim Riverside the longer term birthplace of Kirk.
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