The early history of Paulding County, OH, including the communities of Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Latty, Cecil, Dague and Oakwood, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this this NEW 13 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 buyer will receive THREE computer-enhanced 8 1/2 x 11 prints of engravings from the original book, printed on a parchtex paper. These include photos or sketches of a hoop-pole shanty, the Paulding Furnace near Cecil, and a delightful pioneer railroad train. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Ditching the Black Swamp Tract; John Paulding, his Capture of Major Andre, and execution of the spy; the making of hoops and staves; beehive charcoal furnaces; a chat with an old settler; destruction of the old reservoirs by vandals; the timber business; and the thoughts on the approach of a new century (1900, that is). GENEALOGY BUFFS will find a list of 1888 county officers and businesses. A 1933 look at the history of newspapers in the county, an brief article on the Ohio Indian tribes, a map showing the 88 Ohio counties and a map of 1805 Ohio are also included.
Paulding County, OH
Sources: Historical Collections of Ohio/ History of Paulding County Ohio
Authors: Henry Howe
Original Publication Year: 1892
Original Publisher: F.A. Bailey and Co.
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