National Geographic : 1932 May
OHIO, THE GATEWAY STATE 529 85 84 83 82 81 Jackson AnnArbor oit r i L St. Clair Wan otte -C Conneaut 42 Adrian Mon Ashtabula ontpeher eC r C y Rook land uoNapoleon Bwl g o er eve Gree vl Defiance Gre tr ontly o *Oerlin 70A F ' wei rB CoshocTOnyAk yma Ch i e MingoCtie ^/--F rtKen Iao o East. ierporo uhna a Y uht HIendry li *lmbus Zanesvi lle -Byesv ille y o.t 4 Iar R eonLancaste , W sfie be aarle aehnoCrrclle Lgan C jhst i e o tanre 1 Coh cta AIiKa e ing Coen at g elh a sanar amr de a o Won tan s dery " * co Drawn by James M. Darley While Ohio's mineral wealth is chiefly of the so-called baser sort, its annual production of limestone, coal, and clay products is more than double the value of the United States output of onnto nt o otnn onott 0 0t -- S20 30 40 50 PKhYi l n lha Tr Nn to TAT --- -- Catlettsburn _ Steubo 'aee Drawn by James M. Darley STATES OF THE UNIONCa While Ohio's mineral wealth is chiefly of the so-called baser sort, its annual production of limestone, coal, and clay products is more than double the value of the United States output of gold and silver, and its oil and gas equal the value of South Africa's annual diamond output. mathematical accuracy and their teeming population also went into the discard. It has been estimated that Ohio's mounds, and no other State contains a greater num ber, could have been erected by 4,000 men within a single generation. We followed "Old Man River" down stream to where southern Ohio lies within the crook of his vast elbow. There the harbor town of Portsmouth offers a con venient gateway to roads radiating into the State's mound regions: northward to Chil licothe, Circleville, and Newark, and north west, past Portsmouth's near-by Tremper Mound, through Adams County to Leb anon and Miamisburg (see page 543).