Hidden History of Lorain County, Ohio

Hidden History of Lorain County, Ohio

by Kelly Boyer Sagert


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625858580
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 08/06/2018
Series: Hidden History
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 652,777
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kelly Boyer Sagert is a full-time freelance writer living in Lorain, Ohio. She has published fourteen books, several of them historical in nature, and has been commissioned to write five historical plays. Her first play, Freedom's Light: A Stop Along the Underground Railroad, was a Governor's Award for the Arts nominee. She also received sole writing credits for the Emmy Award-nominated PBS documentary Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story. She is married to Don, with two grown sons, Ryan and Adam.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Introduction 11

1 Forgotten Founders and Leaders, Northern Lorain County 17

2 Forgotten Founders and Leaders, Southern Lorain County 35

3 Lorain County Cemeteries 48

4 Underground Railroad and Civil War History 62

5 Country Monuments, Markers and Plaques 82

6 Literary Lorain 100

7 Little-Known Oberlin History 113

Bibliography 127

Index 139

About the Author 141

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