Early days in Monroe County, OH, including the communities of Woodsfield, Clarington, Beallsville, Graysville, Calais, Cameron and Stafford, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 14 Page Booklet reprinted from the 1892 Centennial edition of Henry Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio and other sources. The spiral-bound booklet is printed one-sided on 60# paper with the fine print enlarged for easier reading. A sheet of clear vinyl has been added to protect the front cover. IN ADDITION TO THE BOOKLET the high bidder will receive THREE Computer-Enhanced 8 1/2 x 11 Prints of engravings from the original book, suitable for framing. These include one of Woodsfield in 1886, a drawing of Woodsfield forty years earlier, and the Pioneer Railroad. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: early settlements, log cabin design, food of the pioneers, wolf hunting, social activities of pioneer days, the heroic adventure of the Johnson Boys, the founding of Woodsfield, the first German and Swiss settlements, subscription schools, Indian tales and the story of Jamie Shaw and his dog. GENEALOGY BUFFS will find a list of 1888 county officers and businesses. A 1933 look at the history of newspapers in the county, a brief article on Ohio's narrow guage railroad, and a map identifying Ohio's 88 counties and a map of 1805 Ohio are also included.
Monroe County, OH
Sources: Historical Collections of Ohio/ History of Monroe County Ohio
Authors: Henry Howe
Original Publication Year: 1892
Original Publisher: F.A. Bailey and Co.
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