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The First Mayor of Cincinnati

Author : George Anthony Katzenberger
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The purpose of this work is to make this new edition of Katzenberger's biography of Major David Ziegler again available and accessible. Published in the early 1900's, this biography has long since been out of print. Born close to two and a half centuries ago in Heidelberg, Germany, David Ziegler played an important role in the American Revolution, American frontier history and in early Cincinnati history. Part One contains comments by the editor with regard to the life and work of Ziegler and the various works which have been written about him in the German and the English languages since the nineteenth century. Part Two forms the main body of the work, and contains the biography of Katzenberger. In Part Three the concluding commentary of the editor can be found. This is followed by notes with additional historical commentary by the editor.

Biography of the First Mayor of Cincinnati Classic Reprint

Author : Geo a Katzenberger
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Excerpt from Biography of the First Mayor of Cincinnati Men still living have seen the western line of civilization push steadily forward to the forests of Ohio, sweep beyond the Mississippi and strike across the plains to the west and leap to the Pacific. Men now living have seen all this; have seen a waste wilderness converted into a blooming garden dotted with the peaceful homes of more than ninety million people. Whatever may be our place in this great wonderland we ought not to be without a knowledge of the causes that made it what it is. We have no right to allow the names of those great men who won for us from the forests, the savages and wild beasts, our fair domain of fertile fields, to fade into oblivion. One of the men of considerable importance in the revolutionary war, and prominent in the conquest and development of early southern and western Ohio, was David Ziegler. He was born in the city of Heidelberg, on the Neckar in western Germany, August 16, 1748, according to one authority, but upon inquiry through civil and church authorities at Heidelberg, I have ascertained that one Johann David Ziegler's name appears recorded in a Lutheran register of births in the Providenz Kirche as having been born July 13, 1748, has father being Johann Heinrich Ziegler, hatmaker, and his mother Louise Friedericka, nee Kern. Of his family and the younger days of his life, little is known. His father, according to Rattermann, was an inn keeper, or vintner, whose inn was frequented largely by students of the University who had their "Paukboden" (a room for dueling or rapier-fighting) there. Whether these customary fights of the academicians stimulated Ziegler's appetite for war-like pursuits cannot be answered. However, in his earliest youth he possessed a liking for military life, and as the boundaries of the Holy Roman Empire's wine cellar, as Klauprecht calls his immediate fatherland, the Neckar valley, did not give him sufficient play room for his ambitions, he is said to have served in the Seven Year's War under Frederick the Great, of whom he was an ardent admirer. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Major David Ziegler

Author : George Anthony Katzenberger
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8 Wonders of Cincinnati

Author : Wendy Beckman
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Cincinnati is an amazing place to live and visit for so many reasons. Local author Wendy Beckman and illustrator Allison Ranieri celebrate the city's eight wonders--architecture, art, commerce, food, customs, geography, history and people. With its Venetian Gothic lancet arches and crystal chandeliers, the Cincinnati Music Hall stands as an architectural masterpiece. The Cincinnati Red Stockings made history as the first professional baseball team. Remnants of marine fossils from the Ordovician Period remind residents that the city was once under water. Limitless local varieties of goetta range from family recipes to trendy caf� dishes. And the city birthed trailblazers like track and field star DeHart Hubbard, the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event. These stories and more reveal the unique character of the Queen City.

Energy Conservation Tax Incentives

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Oversight
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The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky

Author : Paul A. Tenkotte
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The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky is the authoritative reference on the people, places, history, and rich heritage of the Northern Kentucky region. The encyclopedia defines an overlooked region of more than 450,000 residents and celebrates its contributions to agriculture, art, architecture, commerce, education, entertainment, literature, medicine, military, science, and sports. Often referred to as one of the points of the "Golden Triangle" because of its proximity to Lexington and Louisville, Northern Kentucky is made up of eleven counties along the Ohio River: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. With more than 2,000 entries, 170 images, and 13 maps, this encyclopedia will help readers appreciate the region's unique history and culture, as well as the role of Northern Kentucky in the larger history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the nation. Describes the "Golden Triangle" of Kentucky, an economically prosperous area with high employment, investment, and job-creation rates Contains entries on institutions of higher learning, including Northern Kentucky University, Thomas More College, and three community and technical colleges Details the historic cities of Covington, Newport, Bellevue, Dayton, and Ludlow and their renaissance along the shore of the Ohio River Illustrates the importance of the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport as well as major corporations such as Ashland, Fidelity Investments, Omnicare, Toyota North America, and United States Playing Card

Ohio Bar

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Jan. 4, 1965- includes Ohio Official Reports advance sheets.

Historical Collections of Ohio

Author : Henry Howe
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Historical Collections of Ohio an Encyclopedia of the State

Author : Henry Howe
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Black Firsts

Author : Jessie Carney Smith
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Achievement engenders pride, and the most significant accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events.