Ohio: Portrait of America

By Salena Zito - March 4, 2012

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STEUBENVILLE – This Ohio River town once was an outpost of the Wild West, guarding surveyors who mapped the land beyond. Fort Steuben was named for Baron Von Steuben, the military genius who guided General George Washington during the American Revolution. When it was no longer needed, homesteads sprouted around it, attracting Revolutionary War veterans, Quakers and adventurers. The...

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