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The retirement community of Hygeia
In Lexington, Thomas Harris Barlow constructs the first model railroad
and locomotive ever run in Western America.
U.S. & World
The Second Great Awakening, a period of intense, emotional religious revivalism, sweeps the United States.
The Freeman's Journal
is the first black newspaper
in the U.S. It urges the abolition of slavery
Cincinnati enjoys its brief heyday before the rise of Chicago as the Queen City of the West, second in population only to New Orleans.