By Bob Hunter,Lucy S. Wolfe
Like Columbus itself, the city’s heritage is underrated. a few occasions are of nationwide value; not anyone could deny that Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession down excessive highway was once a historic spotlight. however the authors have additionally incorporated a wealth of social and leisure historical past from Columbus’s colourful background as country capital and vacation spot for musicians, artists, and activities teams.
The publication is split into seventeen chapters, each one representing a bit of the town, together with Statehouse sq., German Village, and Franklinton, the city’s unique payment in 1797. each one bankruptcy opens with an unique tale that precedes the location listings. websites are truly numbered on maps in each one part to make it effortless for readers to go to the areas that pique their curiosity. Many infrequent and old pictures are reproduced besides beautiful modern pictures that provide perception into the methods Columbus has replaced over the years.
A old Guidebook to outdated Columbus invitations Columbus’s households to rediscover their urban with a treasure trove of reports from its previous and indicates to viewers and new citizens many attention-grabbing locations that they won't another way locate. This new publication is sure to amuse and tell for years to come.
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A Historical Guidebook to Old Columbus: Finding the Past in the Present in Ohio's Capital City by Bob Hunter,Lucy S. Wolfe