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The Western Reserve


This area in Ohio was initially known as New Connecticut in Ohio. It was surveyed in 1796 by Moses Cleaveland and a group of surveyors representing the Connecticut Land Company.


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Moses Cleaveland

The Western Reserve

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Moses Cleaveland and his survey crew celebrated their arrival into the Western Reserve on this date.

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Ohio Becomes a State:
1803 1
Also known as: North East Ohio 1
Name: The Western Reserve 1
Also known as: New Connecticut 1

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