Early days in Trumbull County, OH, including the communities of Warren, Niles, Newton Falls, Girard, Hubbard, Kinsman, Mineral Ridge, Bloomfield and Cortland, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 32 Page Booklet reprinted from the 1892 Centennial edition of Henry Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio, The Ohio Guide (a WPA Writers Project). 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 8 1/2 x 11 Computer-Enhanced Prints, suitable for framing, made from engravings in the original book. They include: Emigrating to New Connecticut, the Public Square in Warren in 1846 and the Public Square in Warren in 1887. Among the many and diverse topics covered are: the Trumbull Family; the Old Salt Works; Indian Troubles; the Settlement of Warren; the Rev. Joseph Badger; the First Mail to the Reserve; Squire Brown and the Slave Hunters; a Question of Dog Ownership; Hog Stories; Indian Religious Festivals; Emigration to New Connecticut; Miseries of Wounded Civil War Veterans; and Horace Greeley's Influence and Eccentricities. Genealogy buffs will find a list of 1888 county officers and businesses, and biographical material on Lyman Beecher, Gen. Simon Perkins and Sons, Gen. Jacob Dolson Cox, Kenyon Cox, Milton Sutliff, abolitionist, and Col. Ezra Taylor. The Howe history covers the development of this area until about 1890, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glimpse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities.The history of newspapers in the county, an article on President William McKinley, a map showing the 88 counties in Ohio and a map of Ohio as it was in 1805 are also included.
Trumbull County, OH
Sources: Historical Collections of Ohio/ History of Trumbull County Ohio
Authors: Henry Howe
Original Publication Year: 1892
Original Publisher: F.A. Bailey and Co.
See Description for more info.