By Greg Haitz,Lisa Haitz

ISBN-10: 0738541109

ISBN-13: 9780738541105

ISBN-10: 1531624758

ISBN-13: 9781531624750

The background of Brown County has been formed principally via the Ohio River. It has allowed farmers and industries to move their items and supplied sport, leisure, and commute possibilities to the citizens of the group. even supposing flooding of the river introduced destruction again and again, it additionally enabled freedom for millions of slaves. less than abolitionist leaders like John Rankin and John Parker, components of Brown County turned often called the "Grand relevant Station" of the Underground Railroad. attention-grabbing and impressive Brown County natives comprise Ulysses S. supply, who grew as much as command one of many biggest armies ever assembled and later turned president of the us; Col. Charles younger, the 3rd African American to graduate from West element and an army attache to Liberia; Rosie Riles, larger referred to as "Aunt Jemima"; and Joe Smith, who inadvertently helped Louis Armstrong's profession, additionally hailed from this nice county.

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