Format: Softcover, 232 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Illustrations: 80 black-and-white photographs
From the author of the popular offbeat travel guide Ohio Oddities, here are 75 equally odd tales of Ohio’s most remarkable people, places, and events.
Learn why residents of Blueball, Ohio, erected a monument to a pig. Discover the thrill of cow (yes, cow) racing in Geauga County. Witness the birth of the Inflatoplane (an inflatable airplane, of course) in Akron, and revisit Ohio’s last public whipping in, of all places, Millersburg in Amish Country. Commiserate with the Norwalk VFW over their ill-fated attempt to raise the largest flag in America. Find out if Ohio really was bombed by the Japanese in World War II. Read about the Slingshot Car . . . the Curse of Leatherlips . . . The world’s first recorded automobile accident . . . the oldest Revolutionary War veteran . . . Arnold Schwarzenegger’s tank . . . the man who invented disposable diapers . . .
A real treat for anyone who enjoys discovering the true wonders of the Buckeye State!