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3 edition of The story of historic Fort Steuben found in the catalog.

The story of historic Fort Steuben

John R. Holmes

The story of historic Fort Steuben

by John R. Holmes

  • 89 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fortification -- Ohio -- Steubenville -- History,
  • Fort Steuben (Steubenville, Ohio),
  • Steubenville (Ohio) -- History, Military,
  • Steubenville (Ohio) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn R. Holmes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF499.S8 H66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24124453M
    ISBN 109781596299085
    LC Control Number2010010833
    OCLC/WorldCa560558448

      The Fort Steuben Visitor Center and Museum Shop: We love history, but - See 64 traveler reviews, 69 candid photos, and great deals for Steubenville, OH, at Tripadvisor.2/5(64). STORY. Who we are: Historic Fort Steuben is part of the non-profit Old Fort Steuben Project (OFSP), organized in by community-minded citizens to reconstruct and promote the 18th century military fort and its place in state and American history. In the 30 years since then, the OFSP has transformed a blighted urban block into a city landmark /5().

    The Fort Steuben Visitor Center and Museum Shop, Steubenville: See 64 reviews, articles, and 69 photos of The Fort Steuben Visitor Center and Museum Shop, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 10 attractions in Steubenville/5(64). Historic Fort Steuben - S 3rd St, Steubenville, Ohio - Rated based on Reviews "My cousins and I decided to go to Fort Steben as a /5().

    The Fort Steuben Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) was organized by its first Regent, Mary Donaldson Sinclair at the request of State Regent Mrs. William McGee. The chapter was originally called the Steubenville Chapter NSDAR but the name was changed in to the Fort Steuben Chapter NSDAR. Steubenville is the county seat of Jefferson County, Ohio. In , the United States government built Fort Steuben within the area known as the Seven Ranges. The federal government had arranged for a survey of modern-day southeastern Ohio in order to prepare for the settlement of the Northwest Territory. Fort Steuben served two purposes.


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The story of historic Fort Steuben by John R. Holmes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fort Steuben was built in for the protection of surveyors who had been sent by the Continental Congress to map the Northwest Territory. John Holmes reveals the incredible history behind this structure, from the original The story of historic Fort Steuben book in the Author: John R.

Holmes PhD. Called "a model for sharing regional history and American heritage, " Fort Steuben is a wonderful bridge to the American frontier. Come with Dr. Holmes as he shares the story of this fascinating : TheHistoryPress.

The Story of Historic Fort Steuben by John R. Holmes Phd The Story of Historic Fort Steuben | Fort Steuben was built in for the protection of surveyors who had been sent by the Continental Congress to map the Northwest Territory. John R Holmes "The story of how Fort Steuben was built -- twice.

First, near the end of the eighteenth century, it took soldiers thirty-three workdays to complete. The second time, near the end of the twentieth century, it took an army of volunteers, heavy equipment and a Tennessee construction company more than twenty years."--Introduction. Mount Vernon: The Story of a Shrine: An Account of the Rescue and Continuing Restoration of George Washington's Home By: Gerald White Johnson; Epilogue-Ellen McCallister Clark; Compiler-Charles Cecil Wall.

He is associated with Fort Steuben, Inc. and he published The Story of Fort Steuben () with Fort Steuben Press. He has published about scholarly articles on literature and history. Holmes portrayed Prussian General Baron von Steuben in radio appearances for the Steubenville bicentennial/5(9).

The Story of Historic Fort Steuben avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5. STEUBENVILLE —The Fort Steuben Hotel was considered the largest and most elegant when it was constructed in More than people attended the ball and banquet celebrating the opening of the new hotel on Dec.

28, “Never in the history of the city has there been such a representative gathering of our citizenship [ ]. Internet Archive BookReader History of Steuben county, New York, with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers.

A Visit With Colonial History December 1, We went in the museum that stands in front of Historic Fort Steuben as well. The fort isn’t open to the public this time of year, but the museum is Author: Mary Pezzulo. One book I use, not only in these articles but also in my interpretation of Fort Steuben, is “The Navigator” by Zadok Cramer.

This book was written as an aid to navigation for travelers along. History of the Bowlby District by Idah VanHousen. Original. Good condition.

$20 ($5) History of Steuben County, NY by W. Clayton. 2 original copies. Good condition. Each = $ ($8) Landmarks of Steuben County, NY by Harlo Hakes. Original. Good condition. $ ($7) A reprint of the above book is also available for $65 ($7).

The Museum Shop offers a variety of books, CD's, toys, maps, jewelry, gifts, candy, and items that represent the heritage of the frontier period in Ohio history. Also you may purchase a MEMORIAL BRICK at the Fort Steuben Park by using this MEMORIAL BRICK FORM.

THE FOLLOWING ARE BOOKS THAT WE STOCK - THEY MAKE GREAT GIFTS FOR THE HISTORY LOVER. The Landmarks Books series offers readers accessible and well-illustrated histories of significant landmarks and historic sites.

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$ OH Look to Lazarus. Historic Fort Steuben, Steubenville. K likes. Founded in and located in downtown Steubenville, Ohio, Historic Fort Steuben includes the reconstructed 18th century fort, Fort Steuben Park and /5().

Historic Fort Steuben This historic fort originally was built in by the 1 st American Regiment to protect government surveyors from hostile Indians as they laid out the first seven ranges of the Northwest Territory. The fort was named after George Washington’s great drillmaster, Baron von Steuben.

Historic Fort Steuben is a fully reconstructed 18th-century fort on its original site overlooking the Ohio River in Steubenville, Ohio. Fromit housed the 1st American Regiment and the surveyors who were assigned the task of surveying the newly acquired Northwest Territory.

Please add $ for shipping and handling for 1 book, $ for each additional. Make checks out to Historic Fort Steuben or call in your credit card order.

Member of the American Association of Museums, American Association for State and Local History, Midwest Open Air Museum Council, Ohio's Hill Country Heritage Area, Ohio's Appalachian Country, Ohio River Scenic Byway, Jefferson.

As a protective fort for the surveyors, Fort Steuben had outlived her usefulness. OnMajor Hamtramck was ordered to evacuate his troops from Fort Steuben.

The troops were sent downstream to Fort Harmar, and the stores were sent to Fort Henry (present-day Wheeling, West Virginia). InFort Steuben was destroyed in a fire. Vintage A Guide To Colored Steuben Glass Book a Condition is Acceptable.

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STEUBEN GLASS: AN AMERICAN TRADITION IN CRYSTAL By E. Marie Mckee - Rating: % positive. The First Federal Land Office west of the Alleghenies is adjacent to Historic Fort Steuben.

Originally constructed inthis log structure was the home and office of the Registrar, David Hoge, and his family and served for 40 years as the site for registering land grants and deeds.

Today, the visitor finds period decor and furniture, including herbs, books and corner cupboards, a 19th century home office.At Historic Fort Steuben, one of my favorite objects here is a land patent owned by Steubenville’s founder, Bezaleal Wells.

This document must have come through the First Federal Land Office that we now have in Fort Steuben Park. Additionally, land patents, untilhad to be signed by the president, and this one is no exception.My husband and I stopped at Historic Fort Steuben as we passed through Steubenville.

The admission fee was reasonable and it was an interesting place to see. We went on a self tour which was easy to navigate and took us about an hour. I enjoyed the guard tower overlooking the /5(64).