Local Interest

HiseThe Hise Journals
The Life of Daniel Howell Hise 1846-1878 and Addendum Diary by Edwin Hise 1879-1883.
Hise Family Photos

Sister The Salem, Ohio 1850 Women's Rights Convention Compiled and edited by Robert W. Audretsch. Pictured Betsy Mix Cowles, President of the Salem Convention.
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Anti-Slavery Bugle
Newspaper Published: New-Lisbon, Ohio : Ohio American Antislavery Society, 1845-1861.

Not published June 27-July 18, 1845.
Published in: New Lisbon, Ohio, June 20, 1845-Aug. 29, 1845, and: Salem, Ohio, Sept. 5, 1845-May 4, 1861.
Publisher: Executive Committee of the Western Anti-slavery Society, 1848-1861.
Printers: John Frost, 1845; J.H. Painter, 1845-1846; G.N. Hapgood, 1846-1848.
Editors: Benjamin S. Jones, J. Elizabeth Hitchcock, 1845-1846; Benjamin S. Jones, J. Elizabeth Jones, 1846-1849; Oliver Johnson 1849-1851; Marius R. Robinson, 1851-1859; Benjamin S. Jones, 1859-1861.

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SisterStrotter Brown
In honor of Strotter Brown a former slave who settled in Salem, Ohio after the Civil War. He made baskets as a livelihood and some of his work is on display at the Salem Historical Society. He personified the American dream: strength of character, a strong work ethic and pride in self, community and country.

Born 1813 Died 1913
Buried in Hope Cemetery Salem, Ohio
Marker Dedication November 2007
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Click the image to open a PDF file of the complete 1871 map. Please be patient. The complete file is 35M and will take some time to load. Once loaded you will be able to use magnifying glass zoom tool for closer viewing. There is a numbered guide at the bottom to identify certain buildings on the map.

This map was created by Strobridge & Co. Lith, Cincinnati, O. and hangs in the non-fiction stacks of the library. For more maps by Strobridge & Co. visit the Panoramic Maps Collection at the Library of Congress.

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