Tag Archives: Northeast Ohio History

Fairport Harbor 2012 Bicentennial

This year is Fairport Harbor’s Bicentennial and the final celebrations are happening this week! Fairport Harbor offers one of the most beautiful natural settings of any coastal community on the Great Lakes. This charming harbor town is perched on the bluffs above the mouth of the Grand River and overlooks two historic lighthouses and one of the finest public beaches in Ohio. Just 30 miles northeast of Cleveland, this special destination is an easy day trip or a great place to start an exploration of the eastern shore of Lake Erie.

The Smallest Ohio County with the The Biggest History

Lake County, Ohio founded in 1840, sits on the shores of Ohio’s greatest continuous resource – Lake Erie. Lake County is part of the Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Scenic – Byway and historic markers dot the county’s roadways recalling Ohio’s past.

Remarkable Lake County, Ohio: Spring/Summer of History

Historic Markers dot the state and counties of Ohio, telling of days past. Lake County may be the smallest of all the counties in Ohio, but its impact on history rivals any other county. As the 2011 tourism season gets underway, a one tank trip to Lake County, Ohio to visit these famous sites will certainly not disappoint any traveler.

Ohio and the Civil War

You may have heard that this April marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Civil War. And here in Lake County, Ohio, we are gearing up for many commemorative events. Take a look!