Newark, Ohio (Images of America Series)

Newark, Ohio (Images of America Series)

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by Chance Brockway
     
 


In 1802, General William C. Schenck, G.W. Burnet, and John Cummins decided that the confluence of the Licking River forks was a good location for a settlement for hardy pioneers coming over the Alleghenies. They surveyed the land and platted the town, calling it Newark for their native community in New Jersey. By 1880, Newark's population numbered more than 10,000…  See more details below

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In 1802, General William C. Schenck, G.W. Burnet, and John Cummins decided that the confluence of the Licking River forks was a good location for a settlement for hardy pioneers coming over the Alleghenies. They surveyed the land and platted the town, calling it Newark for their native community in New Jersey. By 1880, Newark's population numbered more than 10,000. Through historic photographs, the book tours around the Square to surrounding churches, schools, homes, people, and businesses and travels on the Newark Consolidated Electric Railway from Newark to Idlewilde Park.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738533346
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
02/09/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,120,053
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.37(d)

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Meet the Author


Chance Brockway grew up at the Buckeye Lake Amusement Park, where he discovered his love of photography. Brockway and his lens have followed the Buckeyes since 1956, taking more Ohio State University photographs than anyone in history, many of which have been published. As an avid historian with an extensive collection of historical photographs of Licking County, Ohio, he created the video Postcards of Buckeye Lake for the Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society.

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