Steaming into eternity
Edward Pfister, the lighthouse keeper at Conneaut, was erecting a fog signal bell on the lighthouse tower when the carferry Marquette and Bessemer No. 2 steamed out of the harbor late in the morning of Dec. 7, 1909.
The missing Heifner mystery
Lambert Mason Heifner had big plans for Geneva, Ohio.
From bikes to autos
On the west side of Geneva is an Ohio Historical Society marker that alerts motorists to the birthplace of an American automotive industry giant, Ransom E. Olds.
The institute on the knoll
Its alumni include one of the first female judges in the United States, a scholar who worked on the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, the founder of Dallas Theological Seminary, a famous Lincoln impersonator and numerous prominent attorneys, educators and lecturers.
A princess with Conneaut connections
The atmosphere in the Cafe Falillard reeked of illicit romance.
Mr. Hulett’s invention
When the shipping season opened at Conneaut 113 years ago this spring, there was on the ore dock a new piece of machinery that looked like something left over from “The War of the Worlds.”
The McAdams mystery
In an old section of Edgewood Cemetery, perched near the Ashtabula River Gulf, is a row of worn, simple tombstones that give no hint of the great mystery behind the deaths they represent.
Saga of the John B. Lyon
The hurricane that smashed into Galveston, Texas, on Sept. 8, 1900, left up to 12,000 individuals dead in its wake.
Walter Main memorabilia back on display in Geneva
When Mike Lubin first moved to Madison and saw the sign for Walter Main Road on the west side of Geneva, he thought it read “Water Main” and decided to check it out.
Orwell’s man of adventure and the circus
There must be something in the blood of Scotsmen that makes them successful as circus owners.
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