Today on Facebook the Worthington Historical Society said:
According to a joint project by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, called Chronicaling America the first volume of the Western Intelligencer, the first volume of the Worthington Ohio based newspaper was published July 17, 1811.
The Western Intelligencer was published as a weekly newspaper from 1811 to 1817. James Kilbourne was the publisher of the Western Intelligencer, Franklin County's first newspaper.
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I believe The Western Intelligencer was published in the Kilbourne's building at 681 High St. in Worthington pictured.
Worthington in Franklin County Ohio - 200 +/- years
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