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By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2015
Camp Meigs Marker
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — 23-79 — Camp Meigs
Camp Meigs was established in 1861 at what later became the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. At this site, two regiments of Ohio Volunteer Infantry, the 51st and 80th, were mustered into the Union Army. The 51st OVI was organized in October 1861. Six . . . — Map (db m81576) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — Christian Deardorff
In memory of Christian Deardorff Founder of the city of Dover Ohio in 1807 — Map (db m15189) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — Dover Concert Band, 1924On the steps of the Ohio Statehouse
The Dover Concert Band, shown here in new uniforms, was popular and successful for many years. This photo was taken when the band traveled to Columbus to perform at the Ohio State Fair. Front and center are Bandleader Domenic Greco and Governor Vic . . . — Map (db m15181) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — 20-79 — Jeremiah E. Reeves / The J.E. Reeves Victorian Home
Side A Jeremiah E. Reeves Jeremiah Reeves was born in England in 1845 and began his career in the mills of Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of ten. In 1867, he immigrated to the United States where he worked in the steel mills of . . . — Map (db m81573) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — Reeves Steel World War II Memorial
1941 (eagle) 1945 In honor of the former employees of Reeves Steel and Mfg. Co. Who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of their country in World War II Thomas Forbes Ralph Lab George Mikulich Robert Paisley Duane J. Stalder . . . — Map (db m81575) WM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — 6-79 — The Ohio and Erie Canal / Canal Dover Toll House1825 - 1913
The Ohio-Erie Canal 1825-1913 Seeking an alternate transportation route to distant markets, many farmers and manufacturers in Ohio wanted to connect the Ohio River to Lake Erie with a canal. Beginning in Cleveland the Ohio-Erie Canal ran south, . . . — Map (db m15190) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — W. W. Scott, 1891Editor of the Iron Valley Reporter
W. W. Scott, shown at the right in the photo, was a very colorful character from Dover's past; opinionated and outspoken, he had a personality ideally suited for his role as the Editor of a small town newspaper. Mr. Scott has a wide range of . . . — Map (db m15216) HM

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