|A boy sits among the debris in Titusville|
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016
|The Baldwin-Reynolds visible from the pond in the spring months|
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In 1939 when I was living in Shaker Heights, [Ohio] and dating Joseph Bainer of Cleveland, I was invited to come to Meadville and meet his parents and his sister, Mary and niece, Nancy. I was 19 and we went to see Gone with the Wind.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
|From a 1907 postcard, Conneaut Lake's main thoroughfare (Water Street) facing west.|
Over such a span of time, it should be of no surprise, then, that the lake would be the setting for an infinite number of stories across cultures, eras, and generations, the vast majority of which are never recorded. Those that have, however, then serve as the mechanism that provides context to our past. And while that context can be captured in many ways, there’s more than a handful that speaker to the quirky and peculiar moments of an era.
Here are seven from the early days of Conneaut Lake.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
|Oakwood Park, Meadville PA|