National Geographic : 1955 Apr
459 National Geographic Photographer Bates Littlehales Old Dayton Courthouse Was New When Abraham Lincoln Spoke from Its Steps The 105-year-old building at Third and Main Streets houses the Montgomery County Probate Court. Jail (left rear) and "new" courthouse (right) were erected later. Trace from Wheeling, West Virginia, to Mays ville, Kentucky, eventually surpassed Chilli cothe. Both towns were on the only passable trail across the State-a far cry from the Ohio Turnpike now being constructed from the Page 458 + A Scottish Piper Entertains in Cleveland's Cultural Gardens Upper: Nationality groups have built in Rocke feller Park a remarkable chain of gardens where statues, busts, and plaques honor their cultural leaders. Dressed in national costumes, representatives of many countries gather in the German Garden. Lower: The World Publishing Company of Cleve land prints and binds more than 3,000,000 Bibles a year. Here Darlene Perry (left) and Mary Stanley check galley proofs of a newly set Bible against the 13/4-by-18/-inch Bruce Rogers World Bible, pro duced in 1949. Webster's New World Dictionary (left) took 12 years to compile. 0 National Geographic Society Kodachroies by National Geographic Photographer Bates Littlehales terminus of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the beginning of a similar road in Indiana. Logan Elm State Memorial, south of Circle ville, preserves the grand old tree pointed out by tradition as the one under which the Indian orator, Logan, made to his white conquerors the sad address quoted by Thomas Jefferson in his Notes on the State of Virginia: "... Colonel Cresap, the last spring, in cold blood, and unprovoked, murdered all the rela tions of Logan, not sparing even my women and children. There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any human creature... I have killed many: I have fully glutted my vengeance: for my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbour the thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life. Who is there to mourn for Logan?-Not one."