A Sociological Study Of Clark County, Ohio; Submitted In Partial Fulfilment Of The Requirements For The Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, In The Faculty by Edwin Smith Todd

A Sociological Study Of Clark County, Ohio; Submitted In Partial Fulfilment Of The Requirements For…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... PART II. EXISTING ELEMENTS, ORGANIZATION AND CONDITIONS CHAPTER I. SOCIAL POPULATION Section 1. Artificial Features of the County We have already spoken of the natural features of the county; it remains only to speak of the artificial features of the county and city as developed or modified by the population in the hundred years or more of occupation. As already pointed out, the Miami Valley is exceptionally favored in materials for road making; and the people very soon began to make use of these advantages. For many years the roads were owned and operated by turnpike companies, and a small fee was charged for their use. These companies always kept the roads in the best of repair. About twenty years ago the county bought up all the turnpikes and that portion of the National Road within the county's borders and made them all free of toll. The roads are now kept in repair by the annual "working of the roads," which each rural resident does in order to "work out" his taxes. Special road contractors repair the county roads at other times under the supervision of the county commissioners. Before the county took charge of the pikes, the by-roads were usually. poor and called mud roads; but such roads are now generally graveled and well cared for by the townships. The county is now traversed by excellent turnpikes and roads, which render every portion of the county easily accessible to the markets of Springfield and other cities. These roads have undoubtedly had a great part to play in the development, not only of the material condition of the people of the county, but also in the development of the social life of the community. The farmers of the county generally have the advantage of a nearby railway station. The Cincinnati division of the Pennsylvania main li...

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Title:A Sociological Study Of Clark County, Ohio; Submitted In Partial Fulfilment Of The Requirements For…Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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