Wyandot County

Wyandot County

by Tom Hill, Marnie Hill


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The Sandusky Plains were once home to wandering bands of Wyandot and Delaware Native Americans, and early settlers endured a hard pioneer life. William Crawford led his famous expedition here in 1782, and Fort Ferree was built during the War of 1812. Over the years, Wyandot County has been home to many other important events and people. Astronaut Neil Armstrong attended Upper Sandusky Junior High, and Upper Sandusky High School held the first all-night prom in 1948, which was featured in Look magazine. The famous television comedian Cliff Arquette haled from Carey, and Lovell is close to one of the largest solar fields east of the Mississippi River. Each town in Wyandot County has contributed to its growth and prosperity, making it a great place to raise a family. Wyandot County explores the history of this great county through historical photographs.

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ISBN-13: 9781531654863
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 09/26/2011
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Tom Hill, a native resident of Upper Sandusky, is a Vietnam veteran who served with the United States Marine Corps. He enjoys collecting local historical documents and 19th century baseball memorabilia. Marnie Hill is a genealogist and a collector of postcards. Together, they enjoy visiting historical places across the United States. The Images of America series celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns, and cities across the country. Using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community today. Arcadia is proud to play a part in the preservation of local heritage, making history available to all.

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