Mount Vernon

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In 1805, veterans of the American Revolution claimed a plot of land in Ohio as reward for their military service, settling the town of Mount Vernon. In honor of President George Washington, the town was named after his colonial farm, and Mount Vernon remained true to its image, earning it the nickname of "Ohio's Colonial City." The town takes pride in its many original, well-preserved grand historic homes and mansions. An architectural gem and America's oldest, authentic 19th-century theater, the Woodward Theater is currently being renovated and 200 years later, today's vehicles still rumble over the Colonial City's original brick streets.
ISBN: 9780738533216
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Ohio
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Donald Edgar Boyd grew up near Mount Vernon and has always admired its architecture and citizens. He is an ardent preservationist and holds degrees from Ohio State University, Harvard, and the University of Iowa.
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