Letter to Achsa Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Mary Johnson Sessions in Niagra Falls, New York 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 Letter to Achsa Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Mary Johnson Sessions in Niagra Falls, New York. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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Letter to Achsa Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Mary Johnson Sessions in Niagra Falls, New York is text, with genre letter and correspondence. Its dimensions are 11 in. x 8.5 in.. It is 4 pages long.
It was created on Monday, August 23, 1847.
This is a letter written to Achsa Johnson from her daughter, Mary Johnson Sessions, while on her honeymoon at Niagra Falls in New York. In the letter, Mary describes her honeymoon with Francis Sessions. She describes their journey from Worthington, Ohio to Niagara Falls, which involved traveling to Sandusky where they took a boat to Cleveland. The pair then took another boat to Buffalo on Saturday evening. Mary goes on to talk about the beautiful sightseeing at the falls and heading on to Montreal.
Mary Johnson and Frances Sessions were married Wednesday morning, August 18, 1847 in Worthington by Columbus Presbyterian minister Rev. H.L. Hitchcock, with Dr. Peter and Mrs. Goble standing up with them. They left that afternoon for their honeymoon. The couple was interested in promoting art and art instruction in Columbus, and their collection formed the basis for the Columbus Museum of Art collection. Mary’s parents, Achsa and Orange Johnson, were among Worthington’s founders. Orange Johnson was a comb-maker by trade who migrated from Connecticut to Ohio in 1814.
It covers the city Worthington.
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.113.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0995.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on August 16, 2017. It was last updated September 28, 2017.