Category Archives: Town Festival
It’s not often that I find a festival with a strong Amish influence, even when located in Amish-populated areas.
You should never assume the size of a festival by the size of the town. Visits to festivals in Waynesville and Circleville helped put aside that type of thinking.
Martin Van Buren Bates was born in Letcher County, KY in 1837, born a normal-sized baby to normal-sized parents and living the first few years of his life…well… …normally.
When I arrived at Royalton and Ridge Roads for the North Royalton Community Festival, I was faced with an interesting problem… …where was a festival goer supposed to park?
If you’ve ever been to Grand Pacific Junction in Olmsted Falls… …not only should you recognize this stationary train…
Before going to a festival, I try to do as little research as possible. That way, I can appreciate the festival as if I happened upon it, making my impressions more natural and preventing disappointments created from my own expectations.
In 1870, John Deshler made the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad an offer that they couldn’t refuse… …donated land for them to lay their tracks.
In 1912, a group of women in Independence, Ohio got together and decided to have a high school reunion for women who graduated before 1900.
Eastlake is the “Crown Jewel of Lake County” and where you can find the Lake County Captains minor league team, the Boulevard of 500 Flags Memorial, the First Energy generating plant that shut down and led to the Northeast Blackout … Continue reading
Under Strongsville’s water tower where Ziggy creator Tom Wilson was hoisted up to paint (and sign) his creation…