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Wooster Digital History Project

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  • Tags: Section 9

Adam Foss: This man was the founder of Wooster Brush Works, now known as Wooster Brush Company. (Notestein book, 11)

Richard Reddick: This man built the first three miles of the Pennsylvania Railroad track, before Wooster even had paved roads in 1851, which greatly impacted Wooster’s reach to outside markets.

William Henry: This man was one of Wooster’s surveyors along with the Larwill brothers and John Bever. While he did not stay in Wooster after the fact, as the Larwills did, he still made his mark on Wooster as one of the men responsible for laying…

Gen. Cyrus Spink: This man served as the Deputy County Surveyor for many years under Joseph Larwill. He is most well known, however, as the person who organized the first fire company in Wooster in 1827, which was located at Every Woman's House on…

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Joseph Larwill: It is curious that Joseph Larwill was not buried in the Mausoleum with his two brothers, as he too was one of Wooster’s first residents and part of the initial surveying party. However, according to letters found at the Ohio…
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