"We have received a letter from R.M.Stim-son, Editor of the " Register," Ironton, Ohio, stating, that the said village is an iron manufacturing town, only three years old, and yet it contains, by enumeration, at the present moment, a population of 2,003 inhabitants. No less than 10,000,000 bricks have already been laid in dwelling and business edifices. Arail-road has been built for 13 miles into the furnace region, and things appear to be in an active and progressive state. Bye-and-by there will be iron houses built in Ironton, and then it will be Jully entitled to the name, with ail exclamation mark attached to it
This article was originally published with the title "Ironton a Thrifty Place"