The american colonial era “happy hour”

๐‘ญ๐’“๐’๐’Ž ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’… ๐’๐’Š๐’’๐’–๐’๐’“ ๐’๐’†โ€™๐’†๐’“ ๐’”๐’‰๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’Œ, ๐‘ฐ๐’ ๐’‡๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’…๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’‘ ๐’˜๐’†โ€™๐’๐’ ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’Œ, ๐‘จ๐’๐’… ๐’…๐’“๐’๐’˜๐’ ๐’‚๐’๐’ ๐’ˆ๐’“๐’Š๐’Ž ๐’„๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’‚๐’๐’† ๐’”๐’๐’“๐’“๐’๐’˜: ๐‘ณ๐’†๐’• ๐’–๐’” ๐’‰๐’–๐’”๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’•๐’๐’…๐’‚๐’š, ๐‘ญ๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’Š๐’Ž๐’† ๐’‡๐’๐’Š๐’†๐’” ๐’”๐’˜๐’Š๐’‡๐’• ๐’‚๐’˜๐’‚๐’š, ๐‘จ๐’๐’… ๐’๐’ ๐’๐’๐’†โ€™๐’” ๐’‚๐’”๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’†๐’… ๐’๐’‡ ๐‘ป๐’๐’Ž๐’๐’“๐’“๐’๐’˜. ๐‘ถ๐’‡ ๐’‚๐’๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’“๐’‚๐’—๐’† ๐’”๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’†๐’” ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐’ˆ๐’“๐’‚๐’„โ€™๐’… ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’‚๐’”๐’• ๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’†๐’”, ๐‘ซ๐’‚๐’… ๐‘ต๐’๐’‚๐’‰ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Ž๐’๐’”๐’• ๐’…๐’Š๐’… ๐’†๐’™๐’„๐’†๐’: ๐‘ฏ๐’† ๐’‡๐’Š๐’“๐’”๐’• ๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’†, ๐‘ญ๐’Š๐’“๐’”๐’• ๐’•๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’˜๐’Š๐’๐’†, ๐‘จ๐’๐’… ๐’ˆ๐’๐’• ๐’๐’๐’ƒ๐’๐’š ๐’…๐’“๐’–๐’๐’Œ, ๐’‚๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’š ๐’•๐’†๐’๐’. ๐‘บ๐’‚๐’š, ๐’˜๐’‰๐’š ๐’”๐’‰๐’๐’–๐’๐’… ๐’๐’๐’• ๐’˜๐’† ๐‘ฎ๐’†๐’• …

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The Cuyahoga River in the 18th Century

Ohioans, particularly those in the Cleveland – Akron area are certainly familiar with the Cuyahoga River, but not overly acquainted with its importance in the history of the state. Itโ€™s probably more well-known because of the several times it caught fire between 1868 and 1969 as a result of industrial flammable pollutants that were dumped in the river. The eighty-five mile long Cuyahoga begins in Geauga County, about two miles …

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The Colonial Tavern

The Colonial American Tavern In 1760, John Adams, who was distinctively irritable, wrote that the taverns of the day have become โ€œthe eternal Haunt, of loose disorderly People of the same Town, which renders them offensive and unfit for the Entertainment of a Traveler of the least delicacyโ€ฆ Young People are tempted to waste their Time and Money, and to acquire habits of Intemperance and Idleness that โ€ฆ reduce many …

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Who was Christopher Gist?

Who was Christopher Gist? Sally’s and my latest book is about the remarkable frontiersman Christopher Gist. Gist was born about 1705 and died of smallpox in 1759. Yet, during his fifty-four year life, his accomplishments are prodigious. Christopher Gist is a truly great American hero who unfortunately has largely gone unnoticed by historians. He is recognized for giving colonists the first detailed description of the Ohio Country, Kentucky, and West …

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Who was the White Woman of the Walhonding River?

If you visited the area of Roscoe Village at Coshocton, Ohio near the confluence of the Tuscarawas, Walhonding, and Muskingum Rivers, youโ€™ve likely seen โ€œWhite Woman Street,โ€ or markers with the name โ€œWhite Womanโ€™s Rock,โ€ or โ€œWhite Womanโ€™s Town.โ€ It would be natural to wonder who or what those names pertain to or whether they even referred to a real person.