Stephen Kelley's Adams County (Images of America) PDF

By Stephen Kelley

ISBN-10: 0738583820

ISBN-13: 9780738583822

ISBN-10: 1531655823

ISBN-13: 9781531655822

Adams County was once proven on July 10, 1797. Carved out of the previous Northwest, it's the third-oldest county in Ohio, predating the nation via greater than 5 years. The county's southern boundary is the Ohio River, as soon as an important part within the trade and development of the county. while the 1st explorers and settlers got here the following, prehistoric earthworks dotted the panorama. the main major, the good Serpent Mound, is preserved at the present time in a public park. In antebellum days, the county used to be a hotbed of abolitionist actions with numerous "stations" equipped at the Underground Railroad. throughout the Civil conflict, accomplice common John H. Morgan and his raiders undergone the county taking horses, foodstuff, and something they loved. The classic perspectives during this booklet that aid inform the tale of the county come from the collections of the Adams County old Society, the Adams County Genealogical Society, and several other inner most sources.

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