Discover the Licking County Ohio of yesteryear in this NEW 8.5" x 11" booklet, an excerpt 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 91-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 times -- the icecap’s outwash, earthworks/mounds, aborigines, the old fort; Samuel Drumm; “The Licking Mound Builders” and “Licking Section of the Canal” by Henry C. Cochran; Wyandots in Wigwams; the Legend of the Black Hand”; Elias Hughes and John Ratliff; 4 Courthouses; General Schenck; Early Newark; Black Horse and Bell Taverns; Early Merchants; Early Churches; Ohio Canal; Pony Express; One of Newark’s First Steam Roads; Railroads; Electric Streetcar replaces mules; County in the Country’s Wars -- War of 1812, War Against Mexico (Duncan’s Mounted Rangers), Civil War, War with Spain, and World War I (with names of casualties); Oil and Gas development; Distinguished Sons -- Gen. William c. Schenck, William and James Stanbery, Henry Stanbery, Thomas Ewing, and many others, Licking Men in Congress; County and city officials; Newspapers; Denison University; Banks; Schools; Granville, Utica, and other villages -- when laid out and by whom; Township dates and populations; Public Utility Values; and other items of interest. Illustrations include: Fairmount Mound; Old Licking County Courthouse; S/W Corner of the Newark Square; S/E Corner of the Newark Square; the Old Ohio Canal at Newark; Arnold Ancestral Home in Newark; Gen. George Smythe home in Newark; and the Licking Narrows Dam.
Licking County(USA Series), OH
Sources: History of Licking 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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