North Side of Main St.,The First Settlement in Ohio Schoenbrunn Memorial...

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3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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15890

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Schoenbrunn, ""Beautiful Spring,"" the first organized town in Ohio, was settled on May 3, 1772, by David Zeisberger, a Moravian Missionary, and a small company of Christian Indians. Here were established the first Protestant Church and School north and west of the Ohio River. Here, also, was adopted a code of laws which might be termed, ""Ohio's First Civil Code."" Schoenbrunn attained at its height, a population of 414 inhabitants. In the year 1777 these peaceful folk were driven out by a band of warring Munsees (Monseys) and their town completely destroyed. Restoration of the village was begun by the State of Ohio. in 1927

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