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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Chillicothe

(chĭl'ĭkŏth`ē), city (1990 pop. 21,923), seat of Ross co., S central Ohio, on the Scioto River; inc. 1802. It is the trade and distribution center of a farm area that specializes in raising cattle and hogs and growing corn. The city has long been noted for its large paper mills. Founded in 1796 by settlers from Virginia, Chillicothe derives its name from the Shawnee word meaning "principal town." In 1800 it became the capital of the Northwest TerritoryNorthwest Territory,
first possession of the United States, comprising the region known as the Old Northwest, S and W of the Great Lakes, NW of the Ohio River, and E of the Mississippi River, including the present states of Ohio, Ind., Ill., Mich., Wis., and part of Minn.
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; from 1803 to 1810 and from 1812 to 1816 it was the capital of Ohio. Chillicothe grew in the 19th cent. as an inland port on the Ohio and Erie Canal and a pork-packing center. During World War I, Camp Sherman, a large Army training base, was built in Chillicothe. Notable are Adena State Memorial and Ross County Historical Society Museum. Outside the city is

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, containing prehistoric Native American burial mounds (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table). Chillicothe also has a state prison and a branch of Ohio Univ.

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The Ross County Humane Society located at 2308 Lick Run Road, Chillicothe Ohio 45601 Monday --Saturday 10:00 am -- 5:00 pm or call them at 740-775-6808.
This document constitutes a request for quotation from prospective bidders for the purchase of four (4) commercial grade, debit card ready washers and four (4) commercial grade, debit card ready dryers for the Missouri Department of Corrections (hereinafter referred to as Department ) Chillicothe Correctional Center (hereinafter referred to as CCC) in accordance with the requirements and provisions stated herein.
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Ross County Common Pleas Judge Scott Nusbaum was photographed at a party wearing dark makeup, a pink dress and a gray wig, the Chillicothe Gazette reported.
These types of incentives help small businesses by allowing property owners to make investments that are good for communities, especially smaller ones like Chillicothe," explained Marvin Jones, president of the Chillicothe-Ross Chamber of Commerce.
The Chillicothe facility, which Cloverleaf purchased in 2002, now has convertible temperature storage for 36,000 pallets capable of holding up to 65 million pounds of product.
In addition, MeadWestvaco will expand sheeting capacity at its Chillicothe, OH location.
They've taken our markets away, they've contaminated our countryside, and we've paid a great price by losing control of our seed stocks," says Bill Christison, a soybean and corn farmer from Chillicothe, Missouri.
It didn't hurt racing's popularity at all that the champion driver on the circuit, North Carolina's Junior Johnson, was a bona fide, documented bootleg whiskey runner and ex-convict who had done time at Chillicothe.
Klimback was co-founder and principal financial officer of Petstuff and most recently vice president of merchandising and GMM for Kitchen Collection outlet centers, based in Chillicothe, OH.
LEBANON, Ohio -- On Friday, January 11, 2013, the officers and directors of LCNB National Bank of Lebanon and Citizens National Bank of Chillicothe finalized the merger of their full-service historic Community Banks.