Ohio Veterans Home: A home away from war|Part Two of three parts

PERKINS TWP. It's called the best kept secret in Ohio. Some still call it the old Soldiers and Sailors Home. But to th
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

PERKINS TWP.

It's called the best kept secret in Ohio. Some still call it the old Soldiers and Sailors Home.

But to thousands of Ohio veterans from the Civil War to the war in Iraq the Veterans Home is simply been called home.

Its history spans five generations.

The home has changed with the veterans.

From 50 men in damp stone cottages to private rooms with semi-private bathrooms and a skilled nursing home facility, OVH is the largest nursing home in the state. At times, it's the fifth largest in the country, depending on its population.

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