Richard A. Straw's Athens (Images of America) PDF

By Richard A. Straw

ISBN-10: 0738550663

ISBN-13: 9780738550664

ISBN-10: 1531631622

ISBN-13: 9781531631628

within the overdue 1700s, a gaggle of fellows, principally from Massachusetts, got here into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and settled a village in southeastern Ohio along the Hocking River. Calling it Athens to honor their trust within the primacy of schooling and tradition in one's lifestyles, they set in movement a background that keeps to notify and brighten up existence inside this neighborhood this present day. Ohio collage, the 1st public establishment of upper studying within the Northwest Territory, used to be based the following in 1804. Athens has served as a enterprise, carrier, cultural, and academic assembly position for over 2 hundred years. for this reason, Athens is a culturally different neighborhood of professors, plumbers, legal professionals, craftsmen, restaurateurs, scholars, musicians, artists, and company proprietors, and it really is inheritor to a historical previous. This choice of interesting pictures of individuals, areas, houses, companies, church buildings, and significant occasions comes from the significant data of the Athens County historic Society and Museum. the photographs open the prior and supply an informative glimpse into an precedent days of existence during this special community.

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