Did you know? In 1947, Putnam County voters saw a levy for a county hospital on the ballot. A majority voted in favor of a hospital, but the levy failed because favorable votes didn’t reach the 65% requirement.
Did you know? In May 1919, fifteen saloons in Putnam County closed when Prohibition took effect in Ohio. Nationwide prohibition began in 1920 and ended in 1933.
Did you know? In the 1936-37 school year, there were 5348 students in 18 school districts across Putnam County.