Martins Ferry

Martins Ferry,

city (1990 pop. 7,990), Belmont co., E Ohio, on the Ohio River opposite Wheeling, W.Va.; settled 1780, inc. as a city 1885. It was formerly an industrial coal-mining and steel-manufacturing city. The novelist William Dean HowellsHowells, William Dean,
1837–1920, American novelist, critic, and editor, b. Martins Ferry, Ohio. Both in his own novels and in his critical writing, Howells was a champion of realism in American literature.
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 was born in Martins Ferry. In Walnut Grove Cemetery are the graves of Elizabeth (Betty) and Ebenezer ZaneZane, Ebenezer,
1747–1811, American pioneer and land speculator, b. near what is now Moorefield, W.Va. (then Virginia). With his brothers Silas and Jonathan, he went west in 1769 and established the settlement at Wheeling, of which he became the leader.
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He left Martins Ferry right out of high school, determined to never look back, and yet, as Blunk emphasizes, that indelible place and its implications would provide the raw material for most of Wright's work, and certainly sits at the center of his greatest poems.
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She then worked for two years as the editor of The Times Leader in Martins Ferry, Ohio.
His passage from the hell of Martins Ferry to his professional success at Hunter College and then his light-filled days in Fano, Italy, with Annie replays a Dante-like accomplishment at the completion of his journey "on top of the sunlight.
Starting in an old glass factory building in Martins Ferry, Ohio, the brothers painted decorations on blanks made by other glass manufacturers, but soon, being unable to get the glass of the type and quality they needed, they decided to produce their own.
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The alleged break-in took place in Martins Ferry, Ohio, and was apparently aimed at getting photographs and other information about her.