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Xenia, Ohio, USA

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Xenia is a city in and the county seat of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The municipality is located in southwestern Ohio 21 miles (34 km) from Dayton.The name comes from the Greek word Xenia (ξενία), which means "hospitality".

Many of its residents supported the Underground Railroad in the years before the Civil War.Wikipedia



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News  1886 - The Cyclone. Destruction of Life and Property. Greatest Similar Calamity Ever Known in Ohio. Thirty Dead Bodies Recovered at Xenia.
Last night there was another electrical storm with wind, rain and hail. The Xenia storm, however,...Read MORE...

News  1889 - On the 28th Charlotte Morgan (colored), died at Xenia, O., aged one hundred and seven years.

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January 5, 1889
News  1902 - Four are Killed in Railroad Wreck. Disaster on Pennsylvania Line Near Xenia, Ohio-Passenger Train in Collision With Wild Coal Car.
Dayton, Ohio, July 25.- Engineer WILLIAM CLARK of Xenia, under his engine, burned to a crisp; his...Read MORE...

1906
Xenia, a city, the capital of Greene co., Ohio, on the Little Miami River, 55 miles WSW. of...Read MORE...

1974 - Xenia tornado kills 34 people.

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