A city in the county seat of Lorain County, Elyria is situated at the forks of the Black River. Elyria is named following its founder, Heman Ely and an Albanian name Illyria. Elyria is where the Lorain County Community is located. In the earlier times, this site was occupied by different cultures of indigenous people. After the Revolutionary War, European Americans started to settle here.
(Service) James Ford became the president of the company in 1925, in the face of a milling downturn. After a failed attempt to sell the company, Ford decided to buy several mills across the country. On June 1928 General Mills, Inc. was born as the largest milling company in the world. (Brown, Huesing and Forsythe 62) During the Great Depression of 1929 to the late 30s, while other businesses faced financial ruin, General Mills thrived. (Company-Histories.com) The company began its experimentation with diversifying, and non-flour products such as Bisquick and Wheaties helped the company through these hard times.
The split horn took place many years ago in the 19th century. The journey was where Hmong took his family and travel to Wisconsin. When Hmong and the minster Paja the had many different thoughts on the physical need of the spiritual. The split horn sees paja as a great spiritual. Hmong placed a big role in the community of Appleton.
The Welsh Come to Oak Hill and the Surrounding Areas In the early 1800’s, the Welsh began to immigrate to the United States from poverty stricken areas of Wales and came to the Ohio area because they viewed the abundance of land as a godsend and hoped to make a stable life for themselves on the frontier. The first Welsh migrants in Ohio traveled down the Ohio River from Pennsylvania. In 1818, six families from Cilcennin, Wales arrived in Gallipolis, Ohio from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, really by accident. The Welsh immigrants were on their way to the frontier town of Paddy’s Run in Butler County, near Cincinnati, and stopped at Gallipolis because they were in need of provisions. After sending a scout to check out the area, they were met by the French inhabitants of the area.
The neighborhood of Lincolnville was established after the Civil War by freed slaves and, is in the oldest city in America, St. Augustine. The settlement was first called Little Africa, however, when the streets were paved in 1878 the community became known as Lincolnville in honor of Abraham Lincoln (1). The Lincolnville District is St. Augustine 's most well-known black neighborhood and has been a part of many important events in not only African American history, but also St. Augustine’s and America. Racism and segregation in the South during the late 19th century and early 20th allowed for black businesses to be established and then for them to grow and prosper. As the 20th century progressed Lincolnville became an important part of St.
In the summer of 1803, Meriwether Lewis and his friend William Clark set off on their journey to the small town of St. Louis. It was at this town that Lewis and Clark would begin the exploration with their group, the Corps of Discovery, down the Missouri river and hopefully across the continent. When they reached the town in the winter of 1803, the two of them waited for President Thomas Jefferson to approve of the Louisiana Purchase that would grant the United States the Louisiana Territory. In 1804, the Louisiana Purchase was approved and the Corps of Discovery consisting of the leader, Meriwether Lewis; the coleader, William Clark; Clark’s slave, York; and more than 48 other members were finally allowed to begin their expedition. Under
During this time, slavery was banned. But Scott lived there, working for four years under Emerson. Scott was doing hard labor to buy off his freedom. In 1840, Scott got married and had children, and quickly moved to St. Louis with Emerson. In 1843, Emerson died, leaving Scott’s family to his wife: Elia
Anthony Glass is merchant from Natchez, Mississippi (Baird and Goble 54). The book written by Baird and Goble, “Oklahoma a history,” has a map showing this explorers routes on page 49. Glass’s journey only takes part of a small portion of this map. However, he doesn’t fall short of making an impact in history with his traveling. In the year of 1808 and 1809, Anthony Glass led a group of merchants to the Red River region (O’Dell).
The communities first name was decided from our towns decommissioned paper mill owner, William Cottingham and inherently named the village Williamstown. After this, it was renamed Metcalfe because of the thriving cattle industry rising in the areas surrounding Omemee such as Downeyville, Reaboro, Dunsford, and Bethany. It was a short time before the community
While they were doing this expedition, Lewis came across a rock. This rock’s formation was named after Sacagawea’s son, Pompy’s Tower. Lewis and Clark joined their two groups together at the Missouri River. They followed their way back to St.Louis together. Lewis and Clark traveled about 8,000 miles by boat, on foot, and on a horse.
Jean took his family, Virginia, 7 year old Ruth, 7 month old baby Henry and his mother-in-law, Maud (b 1845), for a month and a half vacation on their new property. As Maud kept a diary of the vacation we are privileged to have an idea of the Moos family experience in their first year at their summer residence on the lake and getting there. Jean himself had left earlier for Blackstone to make sure everything was in order to receive his family. An excerpt from the diary outlines the trip from Bethany W. Va. to Kelley Island: Friday, July 17th - ... We left on 9 o 'clock train. Made good connections at Wellsburg.
His family moved to Indiana when he was seven and he grew up on the frontier. He had very little traditional education, but read a lot when not working on his father 's farm. After moving away from home, Lincoln co-owned a general store for a couple of years before selling his stake and enlisting as a militia captain defending Illinois in the Black Hawk War of 1832, when he was 19, he followed a produce-laden flatboat down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. After settling in the town of New Salem, Illinois he worked as a shopkeeper and a owner of a post office. Lincoln became involved in local politics as a supporter of the Whig Party, he won the election to the Illinois state legislature in 1834.
Frederick Jackson Turner was a major figure among American historians who lived during the years between 1861 to 1932. His famous essay, “The Significance of the Frontier in American History,” was published in 1893 and he became known for his studious exploration of American history during the United States’ westward expansion. Frederick Turner stated in an interview that his interest in the study of American frontier’s past, because of his upbringing in Wisconsin which is a newly emerged state from its own trail-blazing past. Turner earned his master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and where he met a noteworthy teacher, Professor William Francis Allen, who guided him toward the study of history. Turner attended John Hopkins University
1. Because Joseph Conrad’s mother and father died when he was only 8 and 12, respectively, he was raised by his maternal uncle Tadeusz Bobrowski, a landowner who lived in Cracow, Poland (Merriman). 2. Although his uncle provided education for him, Joseph Conrad was so physically active that in 1874 he travelled to France and began his 15 year career as a seaman (Merriman). 3.
-4bad837f30958db4.jpg The Oregon Journal/1954 The ferry crossing site is still visible from the southbound lanes of the Boone Bridge. Scholls Ferry: In 1847, settler Peter Scholl, also from Kentucky and of the Daniel Boone bloodline, took up a donation claim at the end of the Oregon Trail and started what became one of the Tualatin River 's most vital crossings. Scholl died in Portland in 1872. A bridge eventually replaced the ferry. Taylors Ferry: New Yorker John A. Taylor crossed the plains with an ox team in 1852 and promptly built a ferry crossing on the Tualatin River, about 10 miles from Portland.