"I thought of the great bandits of the old West [like] the James Brothers...They knocked over trains, and I was going to pull the same stunt," exclaimed notorious gangster Alvin "Creepy" Karpis. On November 7, 1935, Karpis and his . . . — — Map (db m122064) HM
Commemorating the 120th anniversary of the arrival of John Garrett and Abraham Dyson and families, first settlers among the Wyandot Indians.
1804 - Silver Creek received its name
1805 - First grist mill and saw mill erected
1874 - Village . . . — — Map (db m122072) HM
Harold Hart Crane was born at this site on July 21, 1899, to Grace Hart Crane and Clarence A. Crane, the inventor of Lifesaver Candies, and lived here until the age of three. "A born poet," according to e.e. cummings, Crane dropped out of high . . . — — Map (db m122065) HM
Evidence abounds that Garrettsville was at the center of the maple industry in Ohio from the 1880s into the twentieth century. In 1881, Garrettsville held the first ever-professional association of maple syrup/sugar producers, a tradition that . . . — — Map (db m122070) HM