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Clark County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

 

Source:
A Standard History of Springfield and Clark County, Ohio

An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention
to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial,
Educational, Civic and Social Development
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Prepared Under the Editorial Supervision of
Dr. Benjamin F. Prince
President Clark County Historical Society
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Assisted by a Board of Advisory Editors
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Volume 1 of 2
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Published by
The American Historical Society
Chicago and New York
1922

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
 
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CHAPTER I. - "In the Beginning"  The Highway to Springfield, Clark County 1
CHAPTER II. - The Adam of Clark County:  John Paul 6
CHAPTER III. - Simon Kenton a Citizen 13
CHAPTER IV. - When Clark Became an Organized County 18
CHAPTER V. - In the Wake of the Moundbuilders 29
CHAPTER VI. - Exit Shawnee - Advance Civilization 36
CHAPTER VII. - Springfield:  Its Past and Present 47
CHAPTER VIII. - Geology - Its Relation to Clark County 64
CHAPTER IX. - The Streams of Clark County 75
CHAPTER X. - Agriculture:  The World's Oldest Occupation 79
CHAPTER XI. - The Progress of Clark County Agriculture 87
CHAPTER XII. - Diversified Products of Agriculture 95
CHAPTER XIII. - Clark County Vital Rural Problems 100
CHAPTER XIV. - Forward Movements in Agriculture 107
CHAPTER XV. - The House of the Lord in Clark County 126
CHAPTER XVI. - In 1921 - Status of Religious Development 135
CHAPTER XVII. - Catholics in Clark County 147
CHAPTER XVIII. - The Sunday School in Clarke County 152
CHAPTER XIX. - Young Men''''s and Young Women's Christian Associations 157
CHAPTER XX. - Salvation Army in Springfield 164
CHAPTER XXI. - Clark County Public Schools - J. M. Collins, Superintendent 165
CHAPTER XXII. - The Springfield Public Schools:  High Schools 175
CHAPTER XXIII. - Wittenberg - The College and Seminary 189
CHAPTER XXIV. - The Newspaper in Clark County 204
CHAPTER XXV. - Clark County Highways: The National Road 212
CHAPTER XXVI. - Clark County Good Roads Council 223
CHAPTER XXVII. - Transportation - Its Relation to Industry 228
CHAPTER XXVIII. - Springfield:  Its Varied Industries 239
CHAPTER XXIX. - The Open Door - The Tavern, The Hotel 253
CHAPTER XXX. - Clark County Official Roster - Its Court 260
CHAPTER XXXI. - Postal Service - Clark County Postoffices 278
CHAPTER XXXII. - Finance - The Wealth of Clark County 287
CHAPTER XXXIII. - Clark County in the Wars 297
CHAPTER XXXIV. - The Second War with England - Later Wars 313
CHAPTER XXXV. - Civil War:  War of the States 324
CHAPTER XXXVI. - The Clark County Bench and Bar 342
CHAPTER XXXVII. - Materia Medica in Clark County 351
CHAPTER XXXVIII. - Springfield - Its Form of Government 362
CHAPTER XXXIX. - Public Utilities in Clark County 377
CHAPTER XL. - The Water Supply of Springfield 383
CHAPTER XLI. - The Organized Fire Department 387
CHAPTER XLII. - Lighting Systems in Springfield 395
CHAPTER XLIII. - Out-of-Door Pleasure in Springfield Parks 399
CHAPTER XLIV - Real Estate - Some Homes in Clark County 406
CHAPTER XLV. - Mad River - Clark County Historical Societies 416
CHAPTER XLVI. - Foreign Born Citizens in Clark County 421
CHAPTER XLVII. - The Hospitals in Clark County 425
CHAPTER XLVIII. - The Stage - Moving Pictures 432
CHAPTER XLIX. - Temperance and Prohibition in Clark County 437
CHAPTER L. - Music in Springfield and Clark County 448
CHAPTER LI. - Secret Orders in Clark County 458
CHAPTER LII. - Organized Labor in Clark County 461
CHAPTER LIII. - Welfare Work in Clark County 466
CHAPTER LIV. - Springfield Chamber of Commerce 484
CHAPTER LV. - Libraries in Clark County 486
CHAPTER LVI. - Clark County Books and Writers 495
CHAPTER LVII. - Intellectual and Civic Life - Springfield and Clark County 507
CHAPTER LVIII. - Intellectual and Civic Life - Continued 515
CHAPTER LIX. - Supervised Sports in Clark County 523
CHAPTER LX. - Yarnfest in Springfield Chamber of Commerce 527
CHAPTER LXI. - Leftover Stories - The Omnibus Chapter 537
CHAPTER LXII. - Yesterday and Today in Clark County 542
CHAPTER LXIII. - God's Acre - Clark County Cemeteries 552

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