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By Bob Hunter,Lucy S. Wolfe

ISBN-10: 0821420127

ISBN-13: 9780821420126

Ever examine a contemporary skyscraper or a vacant lot and beauty what was once there earlier than? or even you could have handed an outdated condominium and been involved in who lived there some time past. This richly illustrated new publication celebrates Columbus, Ohio’s, two-hundred-year historical past and provides exciting tales in regards to the city’s structures and celebrated electorate, preventing at person addresses, highway corners, parks, and riverbanks the place historical past was once made. As Columbus celebrates its bicentennial in 2012, a consultant to neighborhood background is especially relevant.

Like Columbus itself, the city’s historical past is underrated. a few occasions are of nationwide value; not anyone could deny that Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession down excessive road was once a historic spotlight. however the authors have additionally integrated a wealth of social and leisure heritage from Columbus’s colourful heritage as country capital and vacation spot for musicians, artists, and activities teams.

The publication is split into seventeen chapters, each one representing a piece of town, together with Statehouse sq., German Village, and Franklinton, the city’s unique payment in 1797. each one bankruptcy opens with an pleasing tale that precedes the location listings. websites are basically numbered on maps in each one part to make it effortless for readers to go to the areas that pique their curiosity. Many infrequent and old images are reproduced in addition to lovely modern photographs that supply perception into the methods Columbus has replaced over the years.

A old Guidebook to previous Columbus invitations Columbus’s households to rediscover their urban with a treasure trove of news from its prior and indicates to viewers and new citizens many attention-grabbing areas that they may not in a different way locate. This new booklet is sure to amuse and tell for years to come.

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By Bob Hunter,Lucy S. Wolfe

ISBN-10: 0821420127

ISBN-13: 9780821420126

Ever examine a contemporary skyscraper or a vacant lot and beauty what was once there earlier than? or even you could have handed an outdated condominium and been involved in who lived there some time past. This richly illustrated new publication celebrates Columbus, Ohio’s, two-hundred-year historical past and provides exciting tales in regards to the city’s structures and celebrated electorate, preventing at person addresses, highway corners, parks, and riverbanks the place historical past was once made. As Columbus celebrates its bicentennial in 2012, a consultant to neighborhood background is especially relevant.

Like Columbus itself, the city’s historical past is underrated. a few occasions are of nationwide value; not anyone could deny that Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession down excessive road was once a historic spotlight. however the authors have additionally integrated a wealth of social and leisure heritage from Columbus’s colourful heritage as country capital and vacation spot for musicians, artists, and activities teams.

The publication is split into seventeen chapters, each one representing a piece of town, together with Statehouse sq., German Village, and Franklinton, the city’s unique payment in 1797. each one bankruptcy opens with an pleasing tale that precedes the location listings. websites are basically numbered on maps in each one part to make it effortless for readers to go to the areas that pique their curiosity. Many infrequent and old images are reproduced in addition to lovely modern photographs that supply perception into the methods Columbus has replaced over the years.

A old Guidebook to previous Columbus invitations Columbus’s households to rediscover their urban with a treasure trove of news from its prior and indicates to viewers and new citizens many attention-grabbing areas that they may not in a different way locate. This new booklet is sure to amuse and tell for years to come.

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