The Olmsted Story: A Brief History of Olmsted Falls & Olmsted Township

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Tucked into the southwestern corner of Cuyahoga County, Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township are steeped in rich Ohio history. Dating back to the late eighteenth century, the two communities grew to become a place of idyllic beauty and fascinating stories. Uncover the myth of the infamous letter "a" in the Olmsted name, and learn how Olmsted became a leader in public education in Cuyahoga County. Weather battles over saloons and attempts to annex all or part of Olmsted Township to neighboring communities, and survive Rocky River floods that destroyed bridges, dams, mills and factories. Join Bruce Banks and Jim Wallace as they provide a captivating account of these two historical communities.

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Jim Wallace is the senior counsel for public relations for TSG Consulting, Charleston, West Virginia. He grew up in Olmsted Township, where his co-author, physicist and local historian Bruce Banks, currently resides. They are both members of the Historical Society of Olmsted Falls. Mr. Banks has presented illustrated lectures for more than twenty-five years on the history of Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township.

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