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Ohio local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Buckeye State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the legacy of the Fleischmann Yeast Family, the Great Dayton Flood of 1913, the golden age of roller coasters at Kennywood Park and Sandusky's Cedar Point, baseball traditions in Chillicothe, Columbus, Toledo, and Akron-Canton, and the Cincinnati Reds, and towns like Springfield, Toledo, Wapakoneta, Zanesville, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Ohio.


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A Brief History of Wyandot County, Ohio
A Brief History of Wyandot County, Ohio

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Brief History
Once home to the powerful Wyandotte Nation, Wyandot County emerged from lands surrounding the Grand Reserve. The landscape has evolved drama ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781467117685
A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: Buckeye Candy, Bratwurst and Apple Butter
A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: Buckeye Candy, Bratwurst and Apple Butter

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: American Palate
The cultural and physical landscape of the Great Black Swamp is a monument to the hardship and perseverance of the people who drained and se ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781609492908
A Guide to Historic Marietta, Ohio
A Guide to Historic Marietta, Ohio

$17.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: History & Guide
Welcome to Marietta, the elegant Ohio River city where this state’s history begins. Explore ancient earthworks, stroll shady brick streets l ...
History & Guide Available $17.99 9781609492762
A Haunted History of Columbus, Ohio
A Haunted History of Columbus, Ohio

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Haunted America
From the playful spirits of the Kelton House Museum and Garden to the wavy-armed apparition that prowls the fourth floor of Ohio State’s mai ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781609490874
A History of Peace in Dayton, Ohio
A History of Peace in Dayton, Ohio

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Ohio
series:
While the Gem City is better known as the birthplace of aviation, Dayton has an impressive history of working toward peace. Generations of D ...
Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467117715
A Theatre History of Marion, Ohio: John Eberson's Palace & Beyond
A Theatre History of Marion, Ohio: John Eberson's Palace & Beyond

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Landmarks
One of the last remaining atmospheric theatres in the nation, elegant Marion Palace Theatre holds a storied history behind its curtains. Fro ...
Landmarks Available $21.99 9781626199507
Abolitionists, Copperheads and Colonizers in Hudson & the Western Reserve
Abolitionists, Copperheads and Colonizers in Hudson & the Western Reserve

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Brief History
Descendants of Puritans, the founders of the Connecticut Western Reserve believed in a classless society. They envisioned a culture in which ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781609492533
Adams County
Adams County

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Adams County was established on July 10, 1797. Carved out of the Old Northwest, it is the third-oldest county in Ohio, predating the state b ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738583822
Akron
Akron

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Best known as the "Rubber Capital of the World," Akron, Ohio, was a major player in many industries long before Benjamin F. Goodrich moved t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738531946
Akron
Akron

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Black America
While tire magnates like Harvey Firestone and John Seiberling were propelling Akron's rubber industry to the top, its African-American citiz ...
Black America Available $19.99 9780738532813
Akron
Akron

$22.99 Not Yet Published
state: Ohio
series: Images of Modern America
Once known as the “Rubber Capital of the World,” Akron now hails as the “City of Invention.” As the fifth-largest city in Ohio, it has grown ...
Images of Modern America Not Yet Published $22.99 9781467115285
Akron Aviation
Akron Aviation

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Aviation
Everyone loves a good adventure story. The history of Akron aviation provides all the real-life pathos of any adventure novel. It all began ...
Images of Aviation Available $21.99 9781467111324
Akron Churches: Early Architecture
Akron Churches: Early Architecture

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
The history of Akron begins with the building of the great Ohio and Erie Canal. The financial incentives offered to workers building the can ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738552026
Akron Railroads
Akron Railroads

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Rail
The self-described “rubber capital of the world,” Akron was the home of numerous rubber factories that made tires for America’s burgeoning a ...
Images of Rail Available $21.99 9780738541419
Akron Women
Akron Women

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
While industrialists were building the great rubber factories, cereal mills, and potteries, Akron women were weaving together the cultural a ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738533698
Akron-Canton Baseball Heritage
Akron-Canton Baseball Heritage

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Baseball
Baseball has a strong presence in the Akron-Canton area dating back to its formative years in the late 1880s with such teams as the Akron Ac ...
Images of Baseball Available $19.99 9780738551135
Akron-Canton Football Heritage
Akron-Canton Football Heritage

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Sports
Football in the Akron-Canton area can be traced back to the 1890s with Buchtel College and John W. Heisman. In the early 1900s, multiple pro ...
Images of Sports Available $19.99 9780738540788
Alliance
Alliance

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
According to local history, General Robinson, a railroad official from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, named this Ohio town “Alliance” in 1850. Kn ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738562995
Along Ohio's Historic Route 20
Along Ohio's Historic Route 20

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Postcard History
Route 20 was named a federal highway in 1926, and for the first half of the 20th century it was the most important east-west road across nor ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9781467110426
Amherst
Amherst

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Established in 1811, Amherst has been actively engaged in the quarrying of high-quality sandstone since before the American Civil War. The p ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738577333
Arlington: 175 Years
Arlington: 175 Years

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
In 1834, Robert Hurd and his family settled on a parcel of land in what is now present-day Arlington. A devout Presbyterian, Hurd named the ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738552019
Around Worthington
Around Worthington

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
In the early 1800s, New England pioneers braved the Ohio wilderness and settled on a tract of frontier land in central Ohio; this settlement ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738500287
Ashland
Ashland

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Ashland, first known as Uniontown, was established in 1815 on a trail blazed and traveled largely by Native Americans in a setting covered b ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738582665
Ashland
Ashland

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Postcard History
Celebrating its first 100 years in 1915, Ashland was proudly living in the golden years. It was during this time that postcards gained popul ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9781467110303
Ashtabula
Ashtabula

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Ashtabula, Ohio has long been a major Great Lakes port city. During the peak of its harbor traffic in the early to middle 20th century, Asht ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738523118
Ashtabula Firefighting
Ashtabula Firefighting

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
The story of firefighting in Ashtabula is almost as old as the community itself, beginning with the informal citizen bucket brigades of fron ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738540474
Ashtabula: People and Places
Ashtabula: People and Places

$21.99 Backordered
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Post-World War II Ashtabula was a major Great Lakes port with a thriving downtown. Local photographer Richard E. Stoner began taking photogr ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738534305
AsiaTown Cleveland: From Tong Wars to Dim Sum
AsiaTown Cleveland: From Tong Wars to Dim Sum

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: American Heritage
For years, Cleveland's Chinese residents struggled to find a secure place in the city. Immigrants came with dreams of building a better life ...
American Heritage Available $19.99 9781626195523
Athens
Athens

$21.99 Backordered
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
In the late 1700s, a group of men, largely from Massachusetts, came into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and settled a village in ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738550664
Athens
Athens

$9.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Postcards of America
Athens has served as a business, service, cultural, and educational meeting place for over 200 years. These images illustrate the people, th ...
Postcards of America Available $9.99 9780738525181
Athens County
Athens County

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Athens County, Ohio, came out of the pioneer spirit of a new nation expanding westward after the Revolutionary War into the Northwest Territ ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738593838
Aurora
Aurora

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Located in northeastern Ohio, Aurora began as part of the Connecticut Western Reserve and drew many of its first settlers from New England. ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738550558
Austintown
Austintown

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Austintown Township was first inhabited by Native Americans. In 1788, it became Range 3, Township 2, of the Connecticut Western Reserve and ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738551197
Aviation in Columbus
Aviation in Columbus

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Aviation
Columbus entered the air age early: the city was the destination for the world’s first air-cargo flight in 1910, the home of the world’s you ...
Images of Aviation Available $21.99 9780738593715
Avon
Avon

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
In 1814, Wilbur Cahoon led a group of pioneers to the French Creek, near Lake Erie. They decided to settle at this spot, as the creek could ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738533186
Avon Lake
Avon Lake

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Twenty miles west of downtown Cleveland, in the northeast corner of Lorain County, Avon Lake hugs five miles of Lake Erie shoreline. Once pa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738582566
Baldwin-Wallace College
Baldwin-Wallace College

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Campus History
Baldwin-Wallace College, nestled in the quaint Cleveland suburb of Berea, boasts a rich history dating to the establishment of Baldwin Insti ...
Campus History Available $19.99 9780738551807
Baseball in Chillicothe
Baseball in Chillicothe

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Baseball
The Chillicothe Paints play baseball the way it was meant to be played—talented young men chasing their dreams to play pro ball before sell- ...
Images of Baseball Available $19.99 9780738533568
Baseball in Columbus
Baseball in Columbus

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Baseball
In the spring of 1865, the first spring after the end of the Civil War, three baseball clubs were founded in downtown Columbus. This local e ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738523026
Baseball in Toledo
Baseball in Toledo

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Baseball
Professional baseball teams in Toledo, Ohio, were first known as the Mud Hens-for the local marsh birds-more than a century ago. About a doz ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738523279
Batavia and Williamsburg
Batavia and Williamsburg

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Just a few miles from Cincinnati’s eastern suburbs are the small towns of Batavia and Williamsburg in Clermont County, Ohio, the seventh cou ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738593654
Bath Township, Ohio
Bath Township, Ohio

$21.99 Backordered
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Bath Township was sculpted from the Western Reserve after Native Americans ceded the land to the United States at the 1805 Treaty of Fort In ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738519357
Bay Village
Bay Village

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Tucked away in the northeast corner of Cuyahoga County, Bay Village lies just outside Cleveland. The first settlers arrived around 1810 duri ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738550527
Bedford and Bedford Township
Bedford and Bedford Township

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Bedford Township, labeled “a most excellent township” by surveyors of the Western Reserve lands, had an abundance of hardwood forests, water ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738593692
Bellaire
Bellaire

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Bellaire grew to prominence in the early 19th century when rich deposits of coal and sand were discovered. Riverboat captain John Fink began ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738560069
Bellevue and Historic Lyme Village
Bellevue and Historic Lyme Village

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Bellevue, Ohio, is situated on the corner of four counties-Erie, Huron, Seneca, and Sandusky-which were all part of the Firelands of the Con ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738520230
Berea
Berea

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Quarrying was a major industry from roughly 1850 to 1950 in Berea, attracting large numbers of immigrants in search of work. Baldwin Institu ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738533308
Berea
Berea

$22.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Modern America
Among southwest Cleveland suburbs, Berea, a community of 19,000, is unique. Berea was once called “The Sandstone Capital of the World,” but ...
Images of Modern America Available $22.99 9781467113847
Berlin Center Ohio
Berlin Center Ohio

$21.99 Backordered
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
So named as a tribute to the first settlers’ native Germany, Berlin Center carries forward a long-held tradition of Ohio farming and artisan ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738507095
Bexley
Bexley

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Founded in 1908, Bexley is one of the earliest suburbs of Columbus, but it was settled by Native Americans long before Ohio became a state a ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467112178

 
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