G.W. Hawes' Commercial Gazetteer and Business Directory of the Ohio River; Embracing the Towns, Cities and Villages on the River from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, with an Extensive Classification

G.W. Hawes' Commercial Gazetteer and Business Directory of the Ohio River; Embracing the Towns, Cities and Villages on the River from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, with an Extensive Classification

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...trade. In addition to the usual county buildings, it contains 6 churches, St. Francis Academy, a Catholic instituticn--a female high school and 2 select schools, 2 weekly newspapers, 2 Masonic lodges and 1 chapter, 1 lodge I. O. O. F. (No. 130), 1 Temple of Honor, 1 bank, branch of the Southern Bank of AND IS 109 MILES SHORTER, Between Columbus and N. York, than via Buffalo, and 30 miles shorter to PITTSBURG, HARRISBU RC, PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK AND BOSTON, Than via any Northern Route. SUPERB SLEEPING CARS, Attached to Night Trains. Via Steubenville passengers go through to Pittsburg without change of cars, _an advantage offered by no other route. Making but one change to Philadelphia, and only two changes to New York. THROUGH TICKETS For sale at all the principal Railroad Oflices in the West. Ask for Tick ots via Steubenville, IRA A-HUTCHINSON, Gen'1 Ticket Agent Kentucky, 1 steam flouring and saw mill, 1 carding machine, 3 hotels, about 40 stores and warehouses of various kinds, several tobacco stemmeries, 10 physicians and surgeons, 8 attorneys, 2 magistrates, 1 beef and pork packer, 2 brick yards, 2 breweries, 4 engravers, 1 foundry and machine shop, 1 tanner, 3 jewelers, 1 marble yard, 2 milliners and a Three miles below, in the same county, is a thriving village. Population about 300. There is an eddy formed by a bar in the river at this place, which causes an excellent harbor for boats. It is from this circumstance that the name of the place is derived. In the vicinity are fine beds of coal, which render facilities for manufacturing to a large and extensive cotton and woolen establishment. ENTERPRISE, Three miles below, a small village in Spencer county, Ind. Population 200. The country adjacent is a rich bottom heavily...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236740262
  • 9781236740267