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Bridgeman Family: Part 1

One family with a long, rich history in Syracuse is the Bridgeman family. This article is the first...

Peter Niswonger: Indian fighter, hunter, squatter, brandy maker

Peter Niswonger: Indian fighter, hunter, squatter, brandy makerLast Friday, the Chester-Shade Historical Association...

Civil War skirmish held during Meigs Co. Bicentennial Celebration

A canon is fired during the skirmish in Pomeroy, Ohio. Photo by Madalyn Wood.Civil War skirmish held...

Abigail Graves: Meigs County’s G.I. Nightingale

Abigail Graves: Meigs County’s G.I. NightingaleIt’s said to be better to be thought a fool and...

Meigs County Bicentennial schedule set for the weekend

POMEROY, Ohio - Meigs County will be celebrating this coming weekend with a celebration that includes Civil...

Early salt mining history in the Ohio Valley

Early salt mining history in the Ohio Valley"In 1794, when salt was worth from...

Rio professor to host Community Book Club

Professor of History Dr. Sam Wilson is teaming up with Bossard Library in Gallipolis to begin a book club focusing on...

Buckeye Girls State delegates chosen

From left to right, JoAnne Newsome, Butch Blankenship, Hailey Blankenship, John Matson, Addalynne Matson, Lindsay Matson, Raeven Reede & Rhonda Rath...

Joshua Gardner and the Fugitive Slave Case that went to the...

Joshua Gardner and the Fugitive Slave Case that went to the Supreme CourtThe...

Meigs history groups host Ohio Local History Alliance Region 9 meeting

Meigs history groups host Ohio Local History Alliance Region 9 meetingMIDDLEPORT, Ohio -...

Remembering James McHenry Jones

James McHenry JonesFebruary is recognized as Black History Month. In the book about early...

Political climate of 1860

When running for the Illinois Senate against Steven Douglas, Abraham Lincoln gave his famous “A house divided...

Early Spring? Buckeye Chuck thinks so

Buckeye Chuck says winter will continue six more weeks. File photo.MARION, Ohio - Ohio’s own groundhog did...

The Cross Family Business

"It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't." –President Martin Van Buren 

Freedom, William Nelson and Lincoln Hill

free·dom (noun) - The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wantswithout hindrance or restraint;...

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