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By Richard A. Straw

within the past due 1700s, a bunch of guys, mostly from Massachusetts, got here into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and settled a village in southeastern Ohio along the Hocking River. Calling it Athens to honor their trust within the primacy of schooling and tradition in one's existence, they set in movement a historical past that maintains to notify and liven up lifestyles inside of this group this present day. Ohio collage, the 1st public establishment of upper studying within the Northwest Territory, was once based right here in 1804. Athens has served as a company, carrier, cultural, and academic assembly position for over 2 hundred years. for that reason, Athens is a culturally different neighborhood of professors, plumbers, legal professionals, craftsmen, restaurateurs, scholars, musicians, artists, and enterprise proprietors, and it really is inheritor to a old earlier. This choice of attention-grabbing photos of individuals, areas, houses, companies, church buildings, and critical occasions comes from the significant records of the Athens County ancient Society and Museum. the photographs open the prior and supply an informative glimpse into an ancient times of existence during this particular community.

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