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Ohio Historical Society
Ohio
Ohio
History
History
Connection is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1885 as The Ohio
Ohio
State Archaeological and Historical Society "to promote a knowledge of archaeology and history, especially in Ohio".[1] Until May 24, 2014, the organization was known as the Ohio Historical Society.[2] Ohio
Ohio
History
History
Connection exists to interpret, preserve, collect, and make available evidence of the past, and to provide leadership on furthering knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the prehistory and history of Ohio
Ohio
and of the broader cultural and natural environments of which Ohio
Ohio
is a part. Its predecessor was founded by Brig. Gen
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Non-profit Organization
A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity[1] or non-profit institution,[2] is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view. In economic terms, it is an organization that uses its surplus of the revenues to further achieve its ultimate objective, rather than distributing its income to the organization's shareholders, leaders, or members. Non-profits are tax exempt or charitable, meaning they do not pay income tax on the money that they receive for their organization. They can operate in religious, scientific, research, or educational settings. The key aspects of nonprofits is accountability, trustworthiness, honesty, and openness to every person who has invested time, money, and faith into the organization. Nonprofit organizations are accountable to the donors, funders, volunteers, program recipients, and the public community
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Shaker Heights, Ohio
Shaker Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the city population was 28,448. Shaker Heights is an inner-ring streetcar suburb of Cleveland, abutting the eastern edge of the city's limits. In July 1911, a petition by property owners was successful in detaching a long strip of land from the south of Cleveland
Cleveland
Heights, to be named Shaker Village
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Daniel McCook House
The Daniel McCook
Daniel McCook
House is a historic antebellum house in Carrollton, Ohio, that was home to several of the "Fighting McCooks", who rose to fame during the American Civil War. The patriarch, Daniel McCook
Daniel McCook
Sr., was a major in the Union Army as well as a paymaster, and his sons rose to military prominence during the war. The building is located on the southwest corner of the Carrollton Public Square. It is a perfect example of the popular Federal architecture and was constructed in 1837. The central door is framed by white side windows and a fan window above. A light sandstone arch surmounts the frame. The hipped roof is framed on both sides by two large chimneys. The building became a National Historic Place
National Historic Place
in 1970, and is now a historic house museum operated by the Carroll County Historical Society. The house is owned by the Ohio History Connection
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Carrollton, Ohio
Carrollton is a village in Carroll County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,241 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Carroll County.[6] Carrollton is part of the Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics3.1 2010 census 3.2 2000 census4 Education 5 Notable people 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The village was established as "Centreville" on October 4, 1815 at the crossroads of the Steubenville to Canton and New Lisbon to New Philadelphia roads by Peter Bohart
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Archaeology
Archaeology, or archeology,[1] is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture. The archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts and cultural landscapes. Archaeology
Archaeology
can be considered both a social science and a branch of the humanities.[2][3] In North America archaeology is a sub-field of anthropology,[4] while in Europe it is often viewed as either a discipline in its own right or a sub-field of other disciplines. Archaeologists study human prehistory and history, from the development of the first stone tools at Lomekwi
Lomekwi
in East Africa
Africa
3.3 million years ago up until recent decades.[5] Archaeology
Archaeology
is distinct from palaeontology, which is the study of fossil remains
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East Liverpool, Ohio
East Liverpool is a city in Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The population was 11,195 at the time of the 2010 census. It is located along the Ohio
Ohio
River and borders the states of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. East Liverpool is a major city in the Salem, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, approximately 40 miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Historically, it was referred to as the "Pottery Capital of the World" due to the large number of potteries in the city;[6][7] due to changes in the industry, only three remain in the area. The city is also known as the hometown of former University of Notre Dame
University of Notre Dame
and University of South Carolina football coach Lou Holtz. It was the destination for the body of bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd, taken there for embalming. The Beginning Point of the U.S. Public Land Survey
Beginning Point of the U.S

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Mount Pleasant, Ohio
Mount Pleasant is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 478 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Weirton–Steubenville, WV–OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics3.1 2010 census 3.2 2000 census4 Education 5 Notable people 6 ReferencesHistory[edit] Mount Pleasant was laid out in 1803
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New Philadelphia, Ohio
New Philadelphia is a city in and the county seat of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States.[8] The county's largest city, New Philadelphia is located on the Tuscarawas River. It is located 71 miles (114 km) south of Cleveland
Cleveland
and 119 miles (192 km) northeast of Columbus
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North Union Shaker Site
North Union Shaker Site
North Union Shaker Site
is a historic site in Shaker Heights, Ohio. The site was founded by Shakers
Shakers
in 1822 and was added to the National Register in 1974. The Shakers
Shakers
ran grist and grain mills from the lakes created when they dammed Doan Creek. The community ceased to exist in 1899
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Urbana, Ohio
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Ohio, United States,[6] 47 miles (76 km) west of Columbus. Urbana was laid out in 1805, and for a time in 1812 was the headquarters of the Northwestern army during the War of 1812. It is the burial place of the explorer and Indian fighter Simon Kenton. In 1900, 6,808 people lived in Urbana; in 1910, 7,739; and in 1940, 8,335. The population was 11,793 at the 2010 census. It is the home of Urbana University.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics3.1 2010 census 3.2 2000 census4 Economy 5 Education 6 Notable people 7 Transportation 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksHistory[edit] Champaign County was formed on February 20, 1805 following the American Revolution
American Revolution
and the Northwest Indian War
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Fort Laurens
70000518 [1]Added to NRHP November 10, 1970 Fort
Fort
Laurens was an American Revolutionary War
American Revolutionary War
fort in what is now the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Ohio.Contents1 Overview 2 Siege 3 Fort
Fort
Laurens Museum & Park 4 References 5 External linksOverview[edit] The fort was built by General Lachlan McIntosh, in 1778, on the west bank of the Tuscarawas River, now in Tuscarawas County near the town of Bolivar. The fort was intended to be a staging point for an attack against the British garrison at Detroit. However, the conditions at the fort were harsh during the winter, and McIntosh removed most of the American forces to Fort
Fort
Pitt, leaving only about 150 men (from the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment
8th Pennsylvania Regiment
and 13th Virginia Regiment) under the command of Colonel John Gibson
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Sandusky, Ohio
Sandusky /sændʌskiː/ is a city in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Ohio
Ohio
and the county seat of Erie County.[7] Situated in northern Ohio
Ohio
on the shores of Lake Erie, Sandusky is midway between Toledo to the west and Cleveland
Cleveland
to the east. According to 2010 census, the city had a population of 25,793,[8] and the Sandusky, Ohio
Ohio
Micropolitan Statistical Area had 77,079 residents.[9] In 2011, Sandusky was ranked No. 1 by Forbes.com as the "Best Place to Live Cheaply" in the United States.[10] The city has a median family income of $64,000.[10] Sandusky is home to the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
and its flagship amusement park, Cedar Point
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Toledo, Ohio
Toledo (/təˈliːdoʊ/) is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States.[6] Toledo is in northwest Ohio, at the western end of Lake Erie
Lake Erie
bordering the state of Michigan. The city was founded by United States
United States
citizens in 1833 on the west bank of the Maumee River, and originally incorporated as part of Monroe County, Michigan
Michigan
Territory. It was re-founded in 1837, after conclusion of the Toledo War, when it was incorporated in Ohio. After the 1845 completion of the Miami and Erie Canal, Toledo grew quickly; it also benefited from its position on the railway line between New York City
City
and Chicago. The first of many glass manufacturers arrived in the 1880s, eventually earning Toledo its nickname: "The Glass City"
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Lima, Ohio
Lima
Lima
(/ˈlaɪmə/ LY-mə) is a city in and the county seat of Allen County, Ohio, United States.[5] The municipality is located in northwestern Ohio
Ohio
along Interstate 75
Interstate 75
approximately 72 miles (116 km) north of Dayton
Dayton
and 78 miles (126 km) south-southwest of Toledo. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 38,771. It is the principal city of and is included in the Lima, Ohio
Ohio
metropolitan statistical area, which is included in the Lima–Van Wert–Wapakoneta, OH, combined statistical area
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Perrysburg, Ohio
Perrysburg is a city in Wood County, Ohio, United States, along the south side of the Maumee River. The population was 20,623 at the 2010 census. Located about 12 miles southwest of Toledo, it was founded before the now larger port city on Lake Erie. It has since become a suburb of the city.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics3.1 2010 census 3.2 2000 census4 Education4.1 Library5 Notable people 6 Notable companies 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit]Perrysburg is home to Fort Meigs, the largest wooden walled fortification in North America.Perrysburg lies near the center of the Twelve Mile Square Reservation, a tract of land ceded by the Odawa people
Odawa people
to the United States
United States
of America by the Treaty of Greenville
Treaty of Greenville
in 1795 following the end of the Northwest Indian Wars
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