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The first land purchased in what would become Shandon was deeded to Edward Bebb in 1801.  His son, William, was born there in 1802 and served as Governor of Ohio in 1847-1848.
Shandon Train Depot

Other Welshmen joined the first arrivals to Paddy's Run, the original name for Shandon, during these early years of settlement.

If you had lived in Shandon in its earlier years, you might have owned a farm in the area or may have worked for a business in town. Continue your virtual tour to learn more about Shandon's businesses and farms.

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