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1921 Jon Hendricks (Ohio-born African-American Jazz Vocalist) Ohio Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists African American Registry
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1896 James Ashley (Pennsylvania-born Abolitionist, Member of the U.S. Congress from Ohio, Governor of the Montana Territory) Pennsylvania Political and Social Leader Ohio Political and Social Leader Montana Political and Social Leader U.S. Congress Mr. Lincoln's White House Ohio Historical Society
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1795 The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territory Convenes in Cincinnati, Ohio for the First Time Cincinnati, Ohio U.S. History Historic Firsts Indiana Historical Society
1803
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Lewis: We didn't set out until 8 this morning because the fog hung over us like a thick cloak. The air stood at 54 degrees and the water at 72. The day ended up being fair. We passed several bad riffles, while my men were
getting the boat out of a fairly long riffle at Emberson's Island, I went on shore and shot some squirrels. My men were quite fatigued after this battle with the riffle yet we continued on till nearly dark and settle on the Virginia
shore, having made only 19 miles today.
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