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The Great Black Swamp: Historical Tales of 19thCentury Northwest Ohio
Tells stories of pioneers and their sorrows and struggles in settling an area of northwest Ohio that was once covered by a vast marsh called the Great Black Swamp. Additional stories include area War of 1812 activity; the Miami and Erie Canal; area cholera epidemics; the Toledo War; Charles Dickens’ view of Ohio and the humanity of the great Shawnee Chief Tecumseh.
120 pages & 21 B/W photos
Retail price $11.95
The Great Black Swamp II:
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The Great Black Swamp IV: Unique People and Places of Northwest Ohio
New in 2022. Features 12 historical biographies of Toledo and northwest Ohio women and men who by chance or design walked unique paths in their lives. The book also presents ten chapters on places of natural or historical interest in this part of the state. To read the book's Foreword click on About the Author.
204 pages with 61 color & B/W photos
Retail price $19.95
Great Black Swamp Woods & Wanders: Nature’s Jewels in Northwest Ohio
Offers a written and pictorial tour of the bounty nature has to offer in the northwest quadrant of the state including the Lake Erie shoreline and marshes, the Oak Openings region, Toledo Metroparks and Toledo Botanical Garden and various nature preserves, ranging from Seneca to Williams counties. Over two dozen parks, nature preserves and wildlife areas are included with 60 color photos that reflect the four seasons of the year.
Retail price $19.95
The Great Black Swamp III: Further Historical Tales of northwest Ohio
Continues the Black Swamp saga along with that of a young, French priest who wandered the Swamp looking for souls to serve; of the daily lives of area Native Americans; of the journeys of European immigrants who left everything behind to come here; of the five forts that were built along the Maumee River between Toledo and Fort Wayne, Indiana; and more stories of the deadly and sometimes chaotic events that took place when the War of 1812 raged across the region.
136 pages & 29 color photos
Retail price $14.95
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