The Olmsted Story: A Brief History of Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township

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Tucked into the southwestern corner of Cuyahoga County, Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township are steeped in rich Ohio history. Dating back to the late eighteenth century, the two communities grew to become a place of idyllic beauty and fascinating stories. Uncover the myth of the infamous letter "a" in the Olmsted name, and learn how Olmsted became a leader in public education in Cuyahoga County. Weather battles over saloons and attempts to annex all or part of Olmsted Township to neighboring communities, and survive Rocky River floods that destroyed bridges, dams, mills and factories. Join Bruce Banks and Jim Wallace as they provide a captivating account of these two historical communities.
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ISBN: 9781596298989
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
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State: Ohio
Series: Brief History
Images: 77
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Bruce Banks lives in Olmsted Township and is a member of the Historical Society of Olmsted Falls. Mr. Banks has presented illustrated lectures for more than twenty-five years on the history of Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township. Jim Wallace is the senior counsel for public relations for TSG Consulting, Charleston, West Virginia. He grew up in Olmsted Township and is a member of the Historical Society of Olmsted Falls.
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