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J.E. Poorman

October 15, 2012


Here’s a great detail of the J.E. Poorman company’s letterhead in 1892. It depicts at the center a sketch of the July 4 race he promoted. The race started in Hamilton, OH and was run over the old turnpike (now Route 4) to Chester Park near Spring Grove in Cincinnati. This was a popular event that had racers coming from Chicago and Lexington to compete.

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  1. Theda Dawson permalink
    January 15, 2014 5:52 pm

    I came across a letter that was in a house we owned from this company written in 1894. Is there anyone that would want it?

  2. VL Sprague permalink
    March 26, 2014 10:07 pm

    Just found this message. If you still have the letter… I would enjoy getting my hands on it. Joel Poorman was a great-great grandfather.

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