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Hidden History of Lorain County - by Kelly Boyer Sagert (Paperback)

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Early pioneers braved countless dangers to start anew in what is now Lorain County. Some of their stories faded from memory along the way, waiting to be rediscovered. Uncover the origins of the Felons' Feast held by abolitionists in 1859. Celebrate the true story of Major League Baseball's first black player, Moses Fleetwood Walker, who played for the Toledo Blue Stockings in 1883. Learn about the great scientific discovery made in Oberlin by Charles Martin Hall in 1886, as well as how one of Elyria's forefathers rose to become chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court. Discover how the Easter Seals, officially named in 1967, began with a sixty-year-old streetcar accident. Author Kelly Boyer Sagert shines a light on fascinating lives and the county they shaped.

Number of Pages: 140 pages :
Genre: History, Photography
Sub-Genre: United States, Subjects & Themes
Series Title: Hidden History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Book theme: Historical, Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
Author: Kelly Boyer Sagert
Language: English
Street Date: August 6, 2018
TCIN: 53923620
UPC: 9781625858580
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-4905
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