My Library

Limit search to available items

Sign up for one of our newsletters and find out what's new @ Rodman Library

Search Google
More Information
Search OHPIR
Book Cover
Author Zurcher, Neil
Title Strange tales from Ohio : true stories of remarkable people, places, and events in Ohio history / Neil Zurcher
Publisher Cleveland, Ohio : Gray & Company, c2005
 Rodman Main Adult  977.1 Z96 2005    AVAILABLE
Descript 219 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes index
NOTE: "You can't get there from Main Street" is about the city of Alliance and is based upon research provided by Margaret Albright, Reference Dept., Rodman Public Library, Alliance, Ohio
Contents Northeast Ohio. The last public whipping in Ohio -- The eccentric Elys of Elyria -- The murder of George B. Saxton -- America's first Black politician -- The man who built a city -- The inflatable airplane -- You can't get there from Main Street -- The painting that went to jail -- Those crooked bridges -- The Frenchmen's lost gold -- Ohio's first traffic fatality -- Fort Fizzle -- The Lincoln hoax -- Cleveland's big party -- Racing cows -- A chair for God -- The biggest flag -- The legend of Chester Bedell -- The President's cemetery (that isn't) -- Warren Guthrie, broadcasting legend -- Chewing gum -- One store, two states -- Cemetery root beer -- Neil Armstrong flew here -- The slingshot car -- Of castles and coloring books --
Northwest Ohio. Two graves for Anthony Wayne -- The statue that can't find a home -- The secret of Perry's Monument -- The world's greatest amateur astronomer -- German P.O.W.s in Ohio -- The first automobile collision -- The man who built a mountain --
Southwest Ohio. Monument to a pig -- A curse on Lebanon -- When America's big voice came from Ohio -- A mystery under Serpent Mound -- The march king -- The father of disposable diapers -- The real Blue Jacket -- The Anti-Horse Thief Society -- The town where everyone is in love -- The mystery of the Hopewell highway -- The poet from Dayton -- Sincerely, Woodrow Wilson -- Disaster at Chillicothe -- A funeral home museum -- Mr. Tingle's gift -- The grapes of Ohio -- Mr. Wilkes's hill -- America's oldest veteran --
Southeast Ohio. The Waterloo wonders -- The mysterious ring -- The shadow -- A man of the river -- For the birds -- Cowboys in Ohio --
Central Ohio. The Klems of Newark -- The real horse whisperer -- The curse of Leatherlips -- The floating island -- The first commercial flight -- Fire in the big house -- Insulted by a dead man -- Arnold Schwarzenegger's tank -- Flight to eternity -- Communicating with chimpanzees --
Ohioans all over. The apple man -- Laddie Boy -- Edison's last invention -- General Custer's deadly hobby -- Was Ohio bombed by Japan in World War II? -- The great chase
Subject Ohio -- History
Ohio -- History, Local
Ohio -- Biography
Curiosities and wonders -- Ohio
Ohio -- Description and travel
Alliance (Ohio) -- History, Local
Alt Author Albright, Margaret
ISBN 1886228949 (pbk.)

©2020 Rodman Public Library : 215 E. Broadway Street : Alliance, OH 44601 : 330-821-2665
Rodman Library Privacy Policy
Louisville Public Library : 700 Lincoln Avenue : Louisville, OH 44641 : 330-875-1696