South Russell in Geauga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Chagrin Falls & Eastern Railway
Eastern Ohio Traction Company
Interurban transportation stimulated growth within the Chagrin Valley during the early 20th century. The interurban provided faster, more reliable transportation than using horse drawn wagons. As the century progressed, automobiles and better paved roadways brought
Erected 2013 by South Russell Village and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 17-28.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
Location. 41° 25.469′ N, 81° 21.564′ W. Marker is in South Russell, Ohio, in Geauga County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Street and Savage Road (County Route 190), on the right when traveling west. It is in South Russell Village Park and can be seen in the far distance from the park’s southern parking lot on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7900 Washington St, Chagrin Falls OH 44022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chagrin River's "High Falls" (approx. 1.7 miles away); Building History (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bainbridge Center Historic District (approx. Bainbridge School (approx. 3 miles away); Carlton & Flora Lowe (approx. 3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); The Cleveland Grand Prix (approx. 3.4 miles away); Birthplace of James A. Garfield (approx. 4˝ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 25, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.