Ohio Memory has published a new post, “How’s The Weather?”
From January 1838 to June 1844, Zachariah Mills, the fourth State Librarian of Ohio, diligently logged the temperature and weather conditions in Columbus. Every day, morning, noon and night, he entered his observations into his ledger. Occasionally, he would include events of interest to him. On August 11, 1842, he declares the weather in Columbus to be “variable…but very pleasant,” with a daytime high of 82°, a low of 57°, and with a bit of fog in the morning. On that same day, […]
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How's the Weather?
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