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ABERDEEN, OHIO MUSEUM

VISIT HISTORIC ABERDEEN, OHIO

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THE VILLAGE OF ABERDEEN IS LOCATED ON THE NATIONAL SCENIC HIGHWAY U S 52.  IT IS ALSO POSITIONED ALONG THE OHIO RIVER WITH
FOUR MILES OF RIVER FRONTAGE WHICH AFFORDS MANY BEAUTIFUL
VIEWS.
 
ABERDEEN ALSO SERVES AS A GATEWAY TO KENTUCKY.  TWO BRIDGES:  THE SIMON KENTON MEMORIAL, COMPLETED IN 1931 AND THE WILLIAM H. HARSHA , FINISHED IN 2002.

A TIMELINE OF EARLY HISTORY:  THE INDIAN TREATY OF AUGUST 20, 1787 - CALLED THE
"LIMESTONE TREATY" WHERE AN EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS TOOK PLACE ON THE
SHORE (NOW ABERDEEN, OHIO) ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER FROM LIMESTONE, KY NOW
(MAYSVILLE).  BLACKSNAKE, WOLF, CAPTAIN JOHHNY AND OTHER CHIEFTAINS WITH ABOUT
60 WARRIORS MET WITH THE WHITES, INCLUDING:  LOGAN, BOONE, KENTON, TODD
PATTERSON AND OTHERS WHO ROWED OVER TO MEET WITH THEM.

ZANE'S TRACE WAS A FRONTIER ROAD CONSTRUCTED UNDER DIRECTION OF
COL., EBENEZER ZANE THROUGH THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY - NOW OHIO.
BUILT IN 1796 AND 1797 - ABERDEEN WAS ITS TERMINUS.  BY FERRY
IT CONNECTED WITH LIMESTONE, KY (PRESENT DAY, MAYSVILLE, KY).

IN 1796 JAMES EDWARDS, SR., BOUGHT 1000 ACRES - ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER
FROM LIMESTONE, KY. 

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