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5 Fun Facts About June 11 In Ohio History

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1. In 1805, the first public land office in Ohio was opened in Marietta, facilitating the settlement and development of the state.
2. On June 11, 1864, Ohio-born Union General James B. McPherson was killed during the Battle of Atlanta in the Civil War. He was the highest-ranking Union officer to die in combat during the war.
3. The Cleveland Museum of Art officially opened on June 11, 1916, after years of planning and fundraising. It is now one of the premier art museums in the country.
4. In 1930, Ohio created the first state park system in the United States, with the opening of Delaware State Park on June 11 of that year. Today, Ohio has over 70 state parks and recreation areas.
5. On June 11, 1982, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected University of North Carolina basketball star James Worthy with the first overall pick in the NBA draft. However, they traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers before he ever played a game for Cleveland. Worthy went on to have a Hall of Fame career with the Lakers, winning three NBA championships.
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