Perrysburg: Historic Architecture (OH) (Images of America)

Perrysburg: Historic Architecture (OH) (Images of America)

C. Robert Boyd


Congress created Perrysburg in 1816 to safe regulate of its strategic buying and selling position at the biggest river flowing into Lake Erie, the Maumee River, an critical waterway for delivery and likewise a tremendous passageway for western migration. As a hectic port and shipbuilding middle, Perrysburg attracted entrepreneurial pioneers from the East, who, as they prospered, equipped awesome houses, constructions, and different buildings. through the international conflict I period, prosperous Toledo industrialists additionally arrived, construction riverside mansions. Over a hundred of this small 19th-century community's architectural treasures nonetheless stand, and so they comprise examples of approximately each significant family architectural variety renowned from the 1820s to the Thirties. lots of the buildings that make up the historic personality of Perrysburg are most sensible represented within the old District, that is indexed at the nationwide sign in of historical locations.

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