New PDF release: Brown County (Images of America)

By Greg Haitz,Lisa Haitz

The background of Brown County has been formed mostly by means of the Ohio River. It has allowed farmers and industries to move their items and supplied activity, leisure, and go back and forth possibilities to the citizens of the group. even if flooding of the river introduced destruction again and again, it additionally enabled freedom for hundreds of thousands of slaves. lower than abolitionist leaders like John Rankin and John Parker, elements of Brown County turned often called the "Grand important Station" of the Underground Railroad. attention-grabbing and amazing Brown County natives comprise Ulysses S. provide, who grew as much as command one of many biggest armies ever assembled and later turned president of the U.S.; Col. Charles younger, the 3rd African American to graduate from West aspect and an army attache to Liberia; Rosie Riles, greater referred to as "Aunt Jemima"; and Joe Smith, who inadvertently helped Louis Armstrong's occupation, additionally hailed from this nice county.

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