This week on master herbalist Mary Colvin's Herbal Collections blog, she delves into the history of Elecampane, an Old World herb once used as part of  nine ingredients in the formula to protect against witchcraft.

11:21 AM Jul 5, 2013

This week on the Sandusky History blog, a look back at June 1937 when the city was flooded by 6 inches of rain.

11:00 AM Jun 28, 2013

This week on the Genealogy Northwest Ohio blog, blogger Derek Davey chronicles his first week as a full-time genealogist.

He met with the lawyer, found three prospective clients, boosted social media presence, planned field trips and gave a speech.

11:08 AM Jun 24, 2013

This week on the Sandusky History blog, a look at start of telephones in Sandusky.

In 1922, there were two telephone companies and two exchanges, but by 1923, one had taken over.

11:00 AM Jun 21, 2013

Twitter feeds and Facebook posts exploded with Father's Day tributes, pictures and memories Sunday.

And the Graveyard Rabbit of Sandusky Bay blog wasn't too different.

"The three things that I remember most about my dad are:

     - his unconditional love

12:00 PM Jun 17, 2013

This week on the Sandusky History blog, we meet one of the keepers of the Cedar Point Light, Frank Ritter.

Ritter served in the position from 1892 to 1929, and when he retired, his son-in-law took over.

11:00 AM Jun 10, 2013

This week on master herbalist Mary Colvin's blog, she reviews the many uses of Lemon Balm, how to keep the mint-family herb from taking over your garden, and its history.

11:33 AM Jun 3, 2013

This week on the Sandusky History blog, history buffs comb through the life of Katie Rittman, details found in the Sandusky Library archives.

11:50 AM May 31, 2013

This week on the Ohio's Yesterdays blog, a look at the newly restored Civil War Regimental colors of the 72nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

The flag is now on display at the Sandusky County Historical Society in Fremont.

12:05 PM May 29, 2013

This week on the Sandusky History blog, a review of former Erie County Sheriff Alton Young's years of service from 1948 to 1964.

While in office, he formed a "posse" of volunteers who helped with searches for suspects and missing persons.

His family also lived at the jail.

11:00 AM May 24, 2013

 

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