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Ghosts: Ohio’s Haunted Landscapes, Lost Arts, and Forgotten Places, 2nd Edition

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Explore the Buckeye State’s folklore, towns, and people—a snapshot of Buckeye life, past and present. Learn about the frontier legend Gen. "Mad” Anthony Wayne; nitro shooters, tattooed chickens, and moonshiners; the phenomenon of Eugene, Sabina’s cadaver-in-residence; the glory years of Indian Lake; and, of course, quintessential ghost towns named Sodom, Knockemstiff, Rural, Mudsock, San Toy, and Dull. Described as a love song to Ohio, this publication is a key to a time long past, when places like Whigville, Tunnel, and Toots Corner ruled the day.
AuthorPublisher: Randy McNutt
reprintDate: 2008
Price: $22.50
Ghosts: Ohio’s Haunted Landscapes, Lost Arts, and Forgotten Places, 2nd Edition
Ghosts: Ohio’s Haunted Landscapes, Lost Arts, and Forgotten Places, 2nd Edition
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This book explores the Buckeye State’s folklore, towns, and people—a snapshot of Buckeye life, past and present. Subjects include frontier legend Gen. "Mad” Anthony Wayne; remnants of the Miami and Erie Canal, which ran into downtown Cincinnati; the disastrous Ohio River flood of 1937; nitro shooters, tattooed chickens, and moonshiners; the phenomenon of Eugene, Sabina’s cadaver-in-residence; the glory years of Indian Lake; and, of course, quintessential ghost towns named Sodom, Knockemstiff, Rural, Mudsock, San Toy, and Dull. This new edition includes a new two-page map, forty-five photos and illustrations, and two new chapters. Several other chapters have been updated and lengthened. Described as a love song to Ohio, this publication is a key to a time long past, when places like Whigville, Tunnel, and Toots Corner ruled the day.
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