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By Stephen Kelley

Adams County was once verified on July 10, 1797. Carved out of the previous Northwest, it's the third-oldest county in Ohio, predating the nation 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. while 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 numerous "stations" geared up at the Underground Railroad. in the course of the Civil struggle, accomplice normal John H. Morgan and his raiders gone through the county taking horses, nutrients, and whatever they loved. The classic perspectives during this e-book that aid inform the tale of the county come from the collections of the Adams County old Society, the Adams County Genealogical Society, and several other deepest sources.

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