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Abstract: Allen County


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Allen County is named for Colonel John Allen, a participant in the War of 1812. Residents established the county on February 12, 1820. The first white settlement in the county was Fort Amanda, constructed during the War of 1812 to protect Ohio from British invasion and Native American attacks.

For full text, see: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Allen_County.


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