Also found in: Wikipedia.
New Philadelphia,city (1990 pop. 15,698), seat of Tuscarawas co., E Ohio, on the Tuscarawas River, in a coal and clay area; founded 1804, inc. 1833. Foundry products, machinery, and pottery are made. The Tuscarawas Campus of Kent State Univ. is there. Nearby is the Schoenbrunn Village State MemorialSchoenbrunn Village State Memorial
, E Ohio, S of New Philadelphia; site of the first town in Ohio, est. 1772 by Moravian missionary David Zeisberger and his Native American converts. During the American Revolution, the town was abandoned; later it was burned by Native Americans.
..... Click the link for more information. , a reconstruction of the first settlement in Ohio.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/