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Business Card for Worthington Accomodation Line from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Business Card for Worthington Accomodation Line. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created around 1853-1859.
Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.
In 1853, Elias Lewis (b. 1786, d. 1884) purchased an omnibus, or carriage to be pulled by horses, to begin service from Worthington to Columbus. His "Worthington Accommodation Line" boasted that passengers could commute from Worthington to Columbus in just two hours. Lewis sold the omnibus in 1859. His son Worthington Columbus Lewis later operated a similar service between Westerville, Worthington and Flint.
It features the person Elias Lewis, Sr., 1786-1884.
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 98-G-1015a. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1109.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 98-G-1015a.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1109.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on August 14, 2020. It was last updated August 18, 2020.