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By Stephen Kelley

Adams County used to be demonstrated on July 10, 1797. Carved out of the previous Northwest, it's the third-oldest county in Ohio, predating the country via greater than 5 years. The county's southern boundary is the Ohio River, as soon as a necessary part within the trade and development of the county. whilst the 1st explorers and settlers got here right here, prehistoric earthworks dotted the panorama. the main major, the good Serpent Mound, is preserved this day in a public park. In antebellum days, the county used to be a hotbed of abolitionist actions with a number of "stations" geared up at the Underground Railroad. through the Civil conflict, accomplice basic John H. Morgan and his raiders gone through the county taking horses, meals, and something they cherished. The classic perspectives during this e-book that support inform the tale of the county come from the collections of the Adams County historic Society, the Adams County Genealogical Society, and several other inner most sources.

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