Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Around an old Homestead...

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"There are few more picturesque spots than the gently rolling country of south-western Ohio. The old homestead of which I write nestles quietly among its hills. It is not far distant from the historic Fort Colerain, or Dunlap's Station, as it was sometime called, on the bluffs of the Great Miami, where, in the winter of 1790-1791, an attack was made on the garrison by Indians, led by the renegade Simon Girty, and a detachment of soldiers had to be sent out from Fort Washington, on the Ohio, to their aid. The old earthworks of the fort can yet be distinguished in outline from the highway along the river..."