Columbus: The Story of a City

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Arcadia Publishing, 2003 - History - 160 pages
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From the enigmatic Moundbuilders who left their mark in the heart of the Buckeye State to the National Road and Ohio Canal that drew an influx of settlers to the burgeoning capital, Columbus blossomed into an industrial hub that became the world's largest producer of buggies. The Arch

City--with its illuminated streetcar arches curving gracefully through downtown--struggled through social and political unrest to thrive on its economic success and grow into a diversified capital city.
  

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A history of my hometown that includes some background on the prehistory of the area as well. I wish this were mandatory reading in CPS civics classes. Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgments
6
War on the Frontier
18
The First Settlement
30
The Infant City
40
The Crossroads Capital
54
The Great Struggle
69
The Buggy Capital of the World
83
The Arch City
96
Good Old Columbus Town
108
A Clash of Cultures
121
The Discovery City
134
Looking Ahead
145
Bibliography
157
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About the author (2003)

Ed Lentz, local historian and prolific author of Columbus and central Ohio history, previously worked with the Columbus Landmarks Foundation and the Ohio Historical Society. He currently belongs to the Columbus Historical Society, the Columbus Architecture Foundation, and a number of other neighborhood and civic groups. His compelling narrative, coupled with vivid historic images, 0is an enlightening, informative portrayal of this central Ohio area.

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