b'Dear Ohioan,Meet Simon, your trail guide through Ohios history!As the 17th state in the Union, Ohio has a unique history that I hope you will find interesting and worth exploring. As you read Along the Ohio Trail, you will learn about Ohios geography, what the first Ohioans were like, how Ohio was discovered, and other fun facts that made Ohio the place you call home. Enjoy the adventure in learning more about our great state!Sincerely,Keith FaberOhio Auditor of State'