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Strange Tales from Ohio: True Stories of Remarkable People, Places, and Events in Ohio History

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From the author of the popular offbeat travel guide ?Ohio Oddities, ? here are 75 equally odd tales of Ohio's most remarkable people, places, and events. Learn why residents of Blueball, Ohio, erected a monument to a pig. Discover the thrill of cow (yes, cow) racing in Geauga County. Witness the birth of the Inflatoplane (an inflatable airplane, of course) in Akron, and ...more
Paperback, 219 pages
Published January 28th 2005 by Gray & Company Publishers (first published 2005)
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Todd
Jan 09, 2010 Todd rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Some of the tales were more interesting than others. There were a couple of gems in here though such as the horse whisperer and the basketball team. Also enjoyed learning what the Ohio-Michigan war was all about.
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Interesting unknown facts about places all over Ohio? Who knew there was a 1920's monument to a pig right by the Towne Mall? Now I have to go check it out! Surprised Big Butter Jesus wasn't in this one.
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A very fun, interesting, and quick read. I highly recommend it to all Ohioans and quirky history buffs.
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Neil Zurcher logged more than a million miles on Ohio's roads over 25 years as a TV travel reporter. He was the original host of the "One Tank Trips" travel report, which aired on Fox8 Television in Cleveland and has since been imitated in other television markets throughout the United States. He has also written about travel for AAA Ohio Motorist Magazine and The Plain Dealer. Zurcher received ...more
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