Peebles, Ohio   Save
Peebles, Ohio
Description: Downtown Peebles, Ohio. Platted in 1881 by Isaiah Custer at the junction of Zane's Trace (1796-97) and the Cincinnati and Eastern Railway (1881). Incorporated 1886. Named after John G. Peebles, Portsmouth, Ohio, businessman. David Nixon constructed the first house in town, operated for many years as the Nixon Hotel. Annual chautauquas were conducted on grounds south of the railroad beginning in 1906 and continuing through 1917. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06798
Subjects: Villages; Adams County (Ohio); Zane's Trace (Ohio); Historic buildings--Ohio
Places: Peebles (Ohio); Adams County (Ohio); Ohio