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Episode 13

Who can tell us what the stretch of road is, as marked in yellow, in the set of four maps below from
1856, 1874, 1891, and 1910?


Clue #1:

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The stretch of road is Greensburg Road from Greensburg, Ohio to Aultman, Ohio (i.e. to the Stark County line).

A larger area of the maps are shown below:

That is:
FROM (Left): Point B (B = Bridenthal Ford) at Latitude: N40.931556 / Longitude: W81.466214
TO (Right): Point A (A = Aultman, Ohio) at Latitude: N40.928497 / Longitude: W81.419364


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Notice in the maps above that the 'h' in "Greensburgh" was dropped after 1891.
This was the result of item (b) on page 6 of the
'FIRST REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES. 1890-1891'
of 1892 as shown below and stated as:

(b) The dropping of the final "h" in the termination "burgh."



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