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You all know by now that I love a good mystery. Remembering well-documented stories or photographs is a fun and necessary part of a local history column, but I derive a special delight from finding an interesting slice of life where absolutely nothing was documented before.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on Dec. 22, 2010 by the Ohio History Connection. Richland Source has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Ohio History Connection to share content across our sites. This particular piece was also enhanced with relevant data about Coshocton attorney Noah Haynes Swayne, the second Supreme Court Justice from Ohio.

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MOUNT VERNON -- Once a month, we feature a pair of vintage cabinet card photographs taken in Knox County which do not have names identifying the people in the pictures. They were all taken by photographers who had studios in Mount Vernon. Cabinet cards were a popular format for sharing photo…

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on March 19, 2020 by the Ohio History Connection. Richland Source has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Ohio History Connection to share content across our sites. This blog post will take a look at a historic pandemic in Ohio. As our lives change to fight COVID-19, this can be a tough topic. Please put this post aside for later if the topic is too heavy to carry at the moment.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on May 11, 2020 by the Ohio History Connection. Richland Source has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Ohio History Connection to share content across our sites. This story will take a look at a historic pandemic in Ohio. As our lives change to fight COVID-19, this can be a tough topic. Please put this post aside for later if the topic is too heavy to carry at the moment.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth installment in our year-long examination of the adventures of Knox County farmer Harvey Devoe, who kept a diary for the year 1861, which has been annotated and published by historian Alan Borer and is available through online retailers. The series began on J…

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third installment in our year-long examination of the adventures of Knox County farmer Harvey Devoe, who kept a diary for the year 1861, which has been annotated and published by historian Alan Borer and is available through online retailers. The series began on Ja…

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a gradually unfolding series of articles about the ancient prehistory of the area. Later articles will look at the Native American residents of Knox County around the time that white settlers moved into the region. Part 1 published on Dec. 29, 2018. Part 2…

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second installment in our year-long examination of the adventures of Knox County farmer Harvey Devoe, who kept a diary for the year 1861, which has been annotated and published by historian Alan Borer and is available through online retailers. The series began on J…