History of Clinton County, Ohio, Containing a History of the County

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History of Clinton County, Ohio, Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Cities, Towns, Schools, Churches, Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; History of the Northwest Territory; History of Ohio; Map of Clinton County; Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, Etc., Etc - W. H. Beers. This thorough account of the history of Clinton County consists of two volumes. The first volume includes the history of the Northwest Territory: geographical position, early exploration, the discovery of Ohio, Tecumseh and the War of 1812, Black Hawk and the Black Hawk War. The history of the state of Ohio is discussed, and covers topics such as: French History, Ordinance of 1787, No.32, the War of 1812, the Canal System, Ohio land tracts, state boundaries, organization and description of counties, and Governors of Ohio. Volume One also contains the history of Clinton County, and the histories of the Ohio townships of Wilmington and Union. The Second volume covers the histories of the other townships in Clinton County: Adams, Chester, Clark, Greene, Jefferson, Liberty, Marion, Richland, Vernon, Washington, Wayne and Wilson, and it includes some biographical sketches of folks living in these townships during the 1800s. This work is accentuated by over 50 portraits of Ohio residents, and includes over 15 illustrations of landscapes and other interesting scenes. Complete with a new fullname index and a map of Clinton County. (1882), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols., 1256 pp. 101-B2123 ISBN: 0788421239