Re: Why hasn't Cincinnati grown as a city?
Originally Posted by Yachtzee
There were reasons why Ohio and the Midwest in general were the center of economic development in the US for much of its history.
The Ohio River, part of a great inland transportation system that flowed through New Orleans and onto the rest of the world.
It became less important after the St. Lawrence opened. Same thing happened to a lot of small towns on the Erie Canal.
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