Many alleged centenarians were born on the American frontier long before civil registration of births was required.
The Norwalk Reflector celebrated its centennial in 1930. A three-day event marking the 121st birthday of the settlement of Norwalk Township also took place that year.
Columnist shares history of the home in which he and his wife live.
Here’s more about the history of the intersection of U.S. 20 and Ohio 601 east of Norwalk.
History of U.S. 20/Ohio 601 intersection is intertwined with traffic problems and efforts toward traffic safety.
The actual founding of the Baptist Church of Ridgefield took place on Jan. 28, 1819, with 14 charter members.
The railroad itself was (as is usual with proposed improvements) controversial.
A complete railroad engine was built in Norwalk for the first time in 1863.
Every now and then in the past two centuries, Norwalk churches have sponsored revivals.
East Battery figured in a most important event in the 19th century.
when the prisoners escaped from Huron County’s makeshift jail, several men went after them.
Slaying of two men led to arrest of three Ottawa Indians.
James and Amarilla Wilson came to Wakeman Township about 1825.
In 1847, very little surgery was performed, and dentistry was out as crude a procedure as surgery.
Judge’s wife firmly told Norwalk leaders she wouldn’t replace her sidewalk and wouldn’t pay for any repairs.