History of Athens County, Ohio: And, Incidentally, of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta, with Personal and Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers, Narratives of Pioneer Adventures, Etc, Volume 3

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Robert Clarke & Company, 1869 - Athens County (Ohio) - 600 pages
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Very good book filled with lots of detail information about athens and the Birth of a Great state of Ohio

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