Lost Put-in-Bay

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An island vacation getaway on Lake Erie, Put-in-Bay is known today for its family fun, cocktail culture, dining and live entertainment, but a deep-rooted history lies beyond. Grand hotels like the Hotel Victory and Put-in-Bay House were reduced to embers and ash and exist today solely in stories and song. Roller coasters, carousels and an electric railroad now rumble and sing only in memory. The many steamboats that brought visitors to the island run no more. Virtually no traces remain of a blockhouse and cemetery dating back to the War of 1812. Join author and investigative historian William G. Krejci on this journey to an island of yesterday.
ISBN: 9781467147408
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Ohio
Series: Lost
Images: 60
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
William G. Krejci was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975 and raised in the neighboring suburb of Avon Lake. With an interest in local history, he spends much of his time debunking urban legends and works as a seasonal park ranger at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial at Put-in-Bay, Ohio. During the off-season, he resides in Cleveland and serves as the resident historian at the Franklin Castle. He is the author of Buried Beneath Cleveland: Lost Cemeteries of Cuyahoga County, Haunted Put-in-Bay and Ghosts and Legends of Northern Ohio. He is also the coauthor of Haunted Franklin Castle and author of the Jack Sullivan Mysteries. He’s been a guest speaker at many local historical societies, libraries, bookstores and civic group meetings. He’s appeared as a guest on multiple national television programs on the paranormal and has been featured on many local television and radio programs. He is also the cohost of the Haunted Put-in-Bay Ghost Walk. In his free time, he sings and plays guitar in an Irish band.
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