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Founded in 1798 as the capital of the Connecticut Western Reserve, Warren, Ohio, began its storied history as a small village of Connecticut settlers along the banks of the Mahoning River. Rapid economic growth over the next 200 years saw Warren transform into a cutting-edge manufacturing powerhouse of steel mills, automobile producers, and electric companies, creating a community of industry and innovation that led to Warren’s motto, “The City of Modern Methods.” From hosting the headquarters for the National Woman Suffrage Association to boasting the largest steel blast furnace in the world, Warren’s illustrious legacy is chronicled in this book through images that showcase its landscapes and businesses and the people who created them.
ISBN: 9781467103862
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Ohio
Series: Images of America
Images: 193
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Josh Nativio is a native of Warren and studied English and history at Youngstown State University. His interest in 20th-century local history led him to launch social media platforms that give current and former residents a space to connect with Warren’s past. Meghan Reed is the director of the Trumbull County Historical Society. She holds a master’s in public history from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and specializes in developing museums as community assets. A native of Pittsburgh, Reed is now a proud resident of Warren.
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