The Ohio Gazetteer: or, topographical dictionary


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The Ohio Gazetteer: or, topographical dictionary is text, with genre book and dictionary. Its dimensions are 4 in. x 6.5 in.. It is 11 pages long.

It was created in 1819.

Worthington Libraries is the Contributor. John Kilbourn, 1787-1833 is the Creator.

The Ohio Gazetteer, first published in Chillicothe, Ohio, 1816 by John Kilbourn, served a great need for people in eastern states desiring to migrate west. The Gazetteer was a source of reliable information about the State of Ohio's topography and areas suitable for agriculture and settlement. This 6th edition copy of the Ohio Gazetteer was originally owned by John Wilson. Excerpts pertaining to the area of Worthington are presented.

John Kilbourn was the nephew of James Kilbourn. A graduate of Vermont University, he arrived in Worthington to become principal of the Worthington Academy. He later began a career in publishing. The gazetteer became a best seller, going through many editions.

It covers the topic geography.

It features the person John Kilbourn, 1787-1833.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Libraries.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg2000.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wpl0004_001.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 1, 2001. It was last updated October 6, 2017.