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Strange Tales from Ohio|Neil Zurcher
Strange Tales from Ohio : True Stories of Remarkable People, Places, and Events in Ohio History
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"A delightful read ... Zurcher chooses his anecdotes well, balancing scandalous murder mysteries and the truly odd with lighter fare about Ohio's famous inventors and funniest first achievements." -- Akron Life Magazine

Ohio history can get pretty strange! Here are 75 odd tales of Ohio's most remarkable people, places, and events -- From the author of the popular offbeat travel guide "Ohio Oddities."

  • Learn why residents of Blueball, Ohio, erected a monument to a pig.
  • Witness the birth of the inflatable airplane in Akron.
  • Revisit Ohio's last public whipping, near Dayton.
  • Was Ohio really bombed by the Japanese in World War II?
  • Read about Ashtabula's famed Headless Chicken, who lived without his noggin for 38 days ...
  • Meet the man who invented disposable diapers ...

This book is a real treat for anyone who enjoys Ohio history with a twist.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598510485
  • ISBN-10: 1598510487
  • Publisher: Gray & Company Publishers
  • Publish Date: September 2008
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
  • Page Count: 241

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