Part of our Time Traveler Series Rutherford B. Hayes may not be the first person to come to mind when one recalls presidential history, but his presidency, while contentious, has had a lasting impact on our nation. His presence in the Shores & Islands Ohio region and its neighboring communities also…Read More
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Tag: Shores & Islands Ohio history
Part of our Time Traveler Series Did you know that your Gin and Tonic has a connection to Shores & Islands Ohio? The quinine in tonic was essential to survival in the early days of European settlement in the region known as The Great Black Swamp. But let’s start at the beginning. If you’ve visited…Read More
Part of our Time Traveler Series Winemaking has a long history in Shores & Islands Ohio. The region boasts two appellations, The Lake Erie Appellation, and the only island viticultural appellation in the United States, Isle St. George (the island itself is also known as North Bass Island). The…Read More
Published May 2022 Time Traveler Series, guest post by Brian Shifflet, Visitor Experience Manager To understand the history of tourism in the Shores & Islands Ohio region, it helps to understand a brief history of tourism in the United States. While elite colonists and early Americans did frequent…Read More