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Milan is found in a space of land referred to as the fireplace Lands, simply south of Lake Erie. the 1st cost, a Moravian venture referred to as New Salem, didn't final lengthy, and everlasting cost got here with Ebenezer Merry in 1816. inside of two decades, the voters of Milan have been making plans a undertaking that will switch the face of the village without end.
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