Download e-book for iPad: Adams County (Images of America) by Stephen Kelley

By Stephen Kelley

ISBN-10: 0738583820

ISBN-13: 9780738583822

ISBN-10: 1531655823

ISBN-13: 9781531655822

Adams County was once demonstrated on July 10, 1797. Carved out of the outdated Northwest, it's the third-oldest county in Ohio, predating the nation via greater than 5 years. The county's southern boundary is the Ohio River, as soon as an essential part within the trade and progress of the county. while the 1st explorers and settlers got here the following, prehistoric earthworks dotted the panorama. the main major, the good Serpent Mound, is preserved this present day in a public park. In antebellum days, the county used to be a hotbed of abolitionist actions with a number of "stations" equipped at the Underground Railroad. through the Civil struggle, accomplice basic John H. Morgan and his raiders undergone the county taking horses, nutrition, and something they loved. The classic perspectives during this publication that aid inform the tale of the county come from the collections of the Adams County ancient Society, the Adams County Genealogical Society, and a number of other inner most sources.

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