As a kid, John will always remember the memories of the fair. His grandparents loved telling him stories of the farmers grouping in the Town Square during the 1830s to share tips and compare their crops. They used to tell him how you could smell the…

In the midst of expansionism, many living in the East packed up and headed West. Crowded cities lacked jobs and even decent places to live. In search of land, many relocated to the rural West that was Ohio. In the early 1860s, Hiram Mace Worden and…