By: John F. Edgar
Heritage Books, Inc: (1896)
Seller ID: E1276
Condition: 310 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1896), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 310 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
Collected reminiscences "of the early history of Dayton, including the names and personal history of the pioneers of the township previous to 1840, when Dayton assumed the proportions of a city." John Edgar's history portrays the life of Dayton's early settlers, drawing on his personal acquaintance with several original pioneers. From the first houses on the banks of the Miami, built from dismantled barges and dugouts, to the christening of the "Gem City" of Ohio, every aspect of Dayton's development is treated. The text is positively brimming with names culled from land patent... View More...