||This web site is dedicated to
General Rufus Putnam, Revolutionary War
veteran, surveyor, founder of Marietta, Ohio, our ancestor, and
Florence B. Taylor, my grandmother, the one who never let us forget that we had ancesters to be proud of, and
Margery Estelle Young, my mother
"The Life of Rufus Putnam" written in 1886, by Marietta's own, Mary Cone. This volume includes excerpts from Putnam's own memoirs and extracts from his journal:
Photos of Campus Martius Museum, in Marietta, Ohio
Wagons Away! a social studies primer on the early
1790's settlement of the Western Reserve (Ohio). This wonderful,
easy-to-read story is told through the experience of the real Benjamin
Stone who - in 1791 - was age 9 and, with his family, made the rugged trip
from Rutland, Massachusetts, to the Ohio Territory. Benjamin's family
found Marietta and Belpre, Ohio freshly constructed, there on the banks of
the Ohio River.
The writings of Florence Burlingame Taylor
... Her life story ,
... Her Descendants,
... The "BY-WAYS ," the Saltsburg Press newspaper columns and her...
... Poems - written over her lifetime.
We will try to keep improving our web site, and look forward to hearing from you!
Thanks! You can email us:
[ Get CoffeeCup - HTML Editor & Web Design Software ]