The Kokosing River has long been central to life in Knox County, Ohio. Wildlife. Farm life. Town life. Rural life. American life. Life along the Kokosing explores the county’s past and present by visiting a variety of sites that, taken together, capture the area’s natural, economic, social, and cultural This site is a project conducted as part of a course at Kenyon College, under the direction of Professor Howard Sacks. Students selected and studied particular cations important to local life, drawing on interviews, field research, historical materials, and photography to tell their stories.
Whether you’re new to the community or a long-time resident, we hope that Life along the Kokosing will contribute to your understanding and appreciation of Knox County’s character and the issues facing this community.