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By G. Richard Peck

ISBN-10: 0738502359

ISBN-13: 9780738502359

ISBN-10: 1531601553

ISBN-13: 9781531601553

Chillicothe, Ohio, based in 1796, turned the capital of the Northwest Territory in 1800 and the capital of Ohio in 1803. reasonable land within the Virginia army District drew settlers to the realm within the 1790s. those early settlers got here to the Chillicothe sector with the assumption of creating a brand new nation, and the kingdom of Ohio structure was once signed in Chillicothe
in 1803. Chillicothe used to be the capital of Ohio for 2 separate classes of time: 1803–1810 and 1812–1816.
This visible background of Chillicothe includes over 220
historic photographs, together with maps courting again to 1783 that illustrate land claims made by means of Virginia and different states. the pictures awarded herein take the reader in the course of the days of the Ohio and Erie Canal, the excessive time of the railroad, and the interval whilst Camp Sherman, an international warfare I education camp, used to be situated simply north of city. a number of the structures pictured live to tell the tale and are preserved as half of
Chillicothe’s downtown enterprise district. apart from the presence of autos, some of the highway scenes glance nearly an identical at the present time as they did within the mid-1800s. Chillicothe survives this day as a urban with a inhabitants of over 22,000, in the middle of many old sights and an enormous, annual outside drama known as Tecumseh.

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