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History Thursday: When the 1912 presidential election ran through one Ohio town

BY: - August 13, 2020

The travelers came into town on horse-drawn wagons, each person elegantly dressed for a stately presidential campaign stop. Then the barrels of hard cider were brought out, and the whole town got drunk. Indeed, nobody threw a party like the campaign of William Henry Harrison. The year was 1840, and hundreds of Bellevue residents reveled […]