In 1937, it was decided to celebrate the sesquicentennial of those great events of 1788.
One of the hundred or so veterans of the American Revolution who lived and died in Huron and Erie countries left behind a story too typical of service in our war for independence.
The mutual use of the trackage was well-known to all concerned, but every now and then conflicts arose.
Time of the interurban cars was one of the best eras of local history.
Firing cannon balls was a traditional part of Fourth of July celebrations of yesteryear.
Every year since the first settlements on the Firelands in 1808, there have been Independence Day celebrations.
As early as 1835, the town was linked with Sandusky by a primitive railroad.
1868 is the year the village was incorporated and began life under a municipal government.
Here are some short stories on this subject in his “to be used” file.
The morning was filled by a baseball game between the Townsend and Hartland local teams.
George Washington remains a national hero and was especially idolized as long as veterans of the American Revolution survived.
All of northern Ohio was agog at this time of year in 1819.
Iconic store existed in Wakeman for about 50 years.
Norwalk first enjoyed interurban service in the summer of 1893 when the Sandusky, Milan & Huron Company built a line south from Sandusky through Milan and on to Norwalk.
The very first official mail carrier across the Firelands was a man named Benoni Brown.