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 past due 1700s, a gaggle of guys, mostly 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 historical past that keeps to notify and brighten up lifestyles inside of this neighborhood this day. Ohio college, the 1st public establishment of upper studying within the Northwest Territory, used to be based right here in 1804. Athens has served as a company, provider, cultural, and academic assembly position for over two hundred years. accordingly, Athens is a culturally diversified group of professors, plumbers, legal professionals, craftsmen, restaurateurs, scholars, musicians, artists, and enterprise vendors, and it really is inheritor to a old previous. This choice of attention-grabbing images of individuals, locations, houses, companies, church buildings, and demanding occasions comes from the large data of the Athens County old Society and Museum. the photographs open the prior and supply an informative glimpse into an ancient times of lifestyles during this particular community.

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