Mount Eaton, Ohio
Historical Information[edit | edit source]
Formerly known as Paintville, it was laid out as early as 1813 by William Vaughn and James Galbraith. Elijah Carr is said to have built the first cabin. The first tavern is said to have been built by Samuel Shull.
The first preacher was Archibald Hanna, a Presbyterian. He conducted services in a tent for several years.
References[edit | edit source]
- Douglass, Ben. History of Wayne County, Ohio. Indianapolis: Robert Douglass Publisher, 1878. pg. 584-585.