Discover the Coshocton County Ohio of yesteryear in this NEW 8.5" x 11" booklet, excerpted from History of Southeastern Ohio and the Muskingum Valley, a rare history originally published in 1928 by S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. of Chicago. The 57 page spiral bound booklet is printed on 60# bond paper with the front cover protected with a vinyl sheet. Some of the topics included are: Prehistoric Man; Entries from Christopher Gist's journal written in 1750 when he visited the area; the Delaware Indians and Indian trails; Mary Harris; Colonel Bouquet's Bloodless Victory at the 'Forks;' Col. Angus McDonald and the Shawnees; the Massacre at Gnadenhutten; Simon Girty; White Eyes, friend of the Whites; Early Pioneers; Logan's captive, Major William Robinson, becomes a settler; Tavern turned into courthouse; Lewis Cass and his early success; Ohio Canal boon to farmers; Roscoe profited from the canal; Coal mines; Railroad; Conesville Developments; Coshocton and the wars -- War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, War with Spain (with names of many participants), Philippine service (with names), and World War I (with names of casualties); Fugitive slaves; Natural gas; Banks; Newspapers; West Lafayette; Joseph Medill, an early Lincoln supporter; Interesting Historical Details; Education; County Officials, Coshocton businesses, churches and officials. Illustrations include: the old covered bridge at Conesville, Lee's Empire Mill, a view of the canal, the county courthouse, and the 'Stone House' in Newcastle Township.
Coshocton County (USA Series), OH
Sources: History of Coshocton County Ohio USA; History of Southeastern Ohio and the Muskingum Valley
Authors: Mary L. Geiffs
Original Publication Year: 1928
Original Publisher: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co.
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