The writer Raumer 1 calls Ohio "queen, wonder of the West" because its fertility surpasses that of the Nile delta and also because of its beauty .... Germans were the first settlers of Ohio and Swiss liked to live among them ....
Steinach, Adelrich and Schelbert, Leo
"Adelrich Steinach's Portrait of the Ohio Swiss,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 40
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol40/iss2/5