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Ohio By Richard Marx. History Ohio was the 17 th state to join the Union. The date was March 1 st 1803. The first people to see Ohio lived there in the.

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1 Ohio By Richard Marx

2 History Ohio was the 17 th state to join the Union. The date was March 1 st The first people to see Ohio lived there in the last centuries of the Ice Age. They hunted Mammoth. Ohio has many prehistoric Indian sites French explorers were the first Europeans in Ohio

3 Geography Ohio caves were made by underground streams. The water wore away the rock leaving tunnels. Highest point: Campbell Hill at 1,550 feet (472 meters) Ohio Caverns is Ohio's largest cave Lowest point: along the Ohio River in Hamilton County at 433 feet (144.3 meters) Ohio caves

4 Meteorology The average temperature in Columbus (Ohio's capital) in January 2009 was 25ºF The highest temperature in Ohio happened on July 21, The temperature was 113º (45ºC) The lowest temperature in Ohio happened on February 10, The temperature was - 39ºF (-39ºC)

5 Famous Ohioans Neil Armstrong-astronaut Willard Bennett-inventor William Burton-inventor Nancy Cartwright-voice of Bart Simpson Tomes Edison-inventor Benjamin Harrison-U.S. president William Taft-U.S. President James Garfield-U.S. president

6 Fun Facts Ohio is called the buckeye state Ohio Has A zoo just for bugs Ohio was the birthplace of 7 presidents Cleaveland, Ohio, named after a general was respelled Cleveland in The local newspaper needed to fit the name on the masthead Cleveland is home to the Rock and Roll hall of fame To Be Continued

7 Fun Facts Continued Ohio is home to the Pro Football hall of fame The Drew Carey Show is set in Cleveland and has a theme song Cleveland Rocks Montgomery Inn ships 20,000 packages of ribs to barbecue lovers around the country If you want to see what it would of been like in 1830 Ohio go to Historic Sauder Village Have you heard of the store Kroger's, it what founded in Ohio To Be Continued

8 Fun Facts Continued Population- 11,478,000 Capital- Columbus State flower-scarlet carnation State Bird-cardinal State Song-Beautiful Ohio State Motto-with god all things are possible Size in land area-40,948 square miles to be continued

9 Fun Facts Continued The first ambulance service was made in Ohio in 1865 Cincinnati had the first professional city fire department Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team Akron was the first city to use police cars The first full time automobile service station was opened in 1899 in Ohio To Be Continued 1 last time

10 Fun Facts Continued Oberlin College was founded in1833. It was the first interracial and coeducational college in the United State


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