Local Events Regional and Miscellaneous Excerpted from Hardesty's History of Gallia County News Items from Old Newspapers Oscar Odd McIntyre Writes About His Hometown Golden Wedding Anniversaries News and history articles can be accepted for posting in this History section. Gallia County was originally part of Washington County. In 1790, several hundred French immigrants were persuaded by people representing the Scioto Company to come to the United States. The average household size was 2. Includes building outlines, property boundaries, and building use. The State Library of Ohio, 274 East First Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43201.
In the early 1800's the Welsh began to immigrate to the United States from poverty stricten areas of Wales. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92. Haning-Atwood Vision: History of Rio Grande College, by Anna C. Visit Tour this restored brick Federal-style tavern that dates to 1819 and see the taproom, dining room and other facilities typical of the inns and taverns that hosted travelers in Ohio's early years. The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. This event commemorates the freedom of African-American slaves in areas in rebellion during the Civil War.
Bossard Memorial Library, 7 Spruce St. Lafayette at Our House during his triumphant tour of America, an event that lingers in local memory so vividly that it is customarily marked with an annual commemoration. Gallipolis, Ohio: A Pictorial History, by Henrietta Evans, John Lester, and Mary Woods, 1990. As of the , the population was 30,934. Those unable to visit the Library can contact the Reference Department for help. Dust off your family scrapbooks! The State Library of Ohio, 274 East First Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43201. Index to Gallipolis, Ohio, History of the Establishment of Five-Hundred French in the Ohio Valley.
The Bob Evans Farm is also a major tourist attraction. The State Library of Ohio, 274 East First Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43201. A few days later, the boat was found and the men prepared for their journey on to Paddy's Run. Many of the immigrants returned to the East. Where can I find a copy? Phone 740 446-7323, Fax 740 446-1701.
The Harris Story, by Charles H. Bossard Memorial Library, 7 Spruce St. Kent State University, Kent, Ohio not a reference book, might be available by interlibrary loan. Where can I find a copy? It was at the farm that Bob Evans developed his successful restaurant business. The maintainer of this page is Charles R. This loss in population is typical of many of Ohio's more rural counties. The atlases provide additional information on land use and settlement patterns and scarce early town and city plans.
Many moved on but those who stayed paid for their land or had to move on to land set aside by the U. A summer kitchen and beautifully landscaped courtyard make Our House a favorite place for weddings. Phone 740 446-7323, Fax 740 446-1701. In the county, the population was spread out with 25. Phone 740 446-7323, Fax 740 446-1701. The project proved especially attractive to the French middle class, who were just beginning to feel the effects of the French Revolution.
In the 19th century, the county was settled by numerous migrants from the Upper South, who traveled to the territory by the Ohio River. History of the Early French Settlers, by Naret and Bureau. The State Library of Ohio, 274 East First Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43201. Where can I find a copy? Phone 740 446-7323, Fax 740 446-1701. The Welsh began arriving in Gallipolis, mostly by accident.
Washington County the oldest in the state established on July 27, 1788. This was a former name for much of what is now modern-day France. Where can I find a copy? Statewide collections are found on the page. Staff does only limited research. The National Park Service manages the program. Evans, 1896 reprinted 1988 , 72p. Historical Hand Atlas of Gallia and Lawrence Counties, by H.