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History of Ansonia Ohio

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1845

Dallas Ohio

Ansonia was founded in 1845 under the name of "Dallas." The village initially grew slowly; significant expansion only came after the coming of a railroad in 1852. Because dense swamps hindered settlement in the vicinity, woodland was plentiful, and Ansonia became a center of manufacturing for hardwood products.
1873

High School

In 1873, the residents replaced their old school with a substantial two-story building at the cost of ten thousand dollars; this building was the first home of Ansonia High School, which was founded in that year. In turn, this building was demolished and a replacement erected in 1903. Another prominent... Read More
1960

American Mastodon Discovery

In the 1960s, The Largest Collection Of Ice Age Mammals found in Ohio was found near Ansonia, Ohio. The Carter Farm found a Juvenile Mastodon, sloths, and other mammals. During the most recent Ice Age, when massive glaciers covered huge areas of Earth's surface, American mastodons (Mammut americanum) roamed ancient... Read More

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