“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio

Clickable Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Ashtabula County, OH (93) Geauga County, OH (38) Lake County, OH (53) Trumbull County, OH (69) Crawford County, PA (140) Erie County, PA (214)  AshtabulaCounty(93) Ashtabula County (93)  GeaugaCounty(38) Geauga County (38)  LakeCounty(53) Lake County (53)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)  CrawfordCountyPennsylvania(140) Crawford County (140)  ErieCounty(214) Erie County (214)
Jefferson is the county seat for Ashtabula County
Geneva-on-the-Lake is in Ashtabula County
      Ashtabula County (93)  
      Geauga County (38)  
      Lake County (53)  
      Trumbull County (69)  
      Crawford County, Pennsylvania (140)  
      Erie County, Pennsylvania (214)  
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1Ohio (Ashtabula County), Geneva-on-the-Lake — Miniature Golf
Miniature Golf became popular in the United States during the 1920s. GOTL's course is based upon the design used by courses that New York City's millionaires had built on the rooftops of their penthouses when miniature golf was a faddish game for . . . Map (db m175590) HM
2Ohio (Ashtabula County), Geneva-on-the-Lake — Pera's Kiddieland
E.M. "Pop” and Martha Pera renamed their “Pera's Park” amusement-ride business to "Pera's Kiddieland” in 1955. The move reflected the business potential of marketing to the baby-boom generation and the types of rides that the park offered. Pop . . . Map (db m175569) HM
3Ohio (Ashtabula County), Geneva-on-the-Lake — Pergola Gardens
Map (db m175589) HM
4Ohio (Ashtabula County), Geneva-on-the-Lake — Pier Ballroom
The Pier Ballroom was built for E.M. "Pop” and Martha Pera in 1927. The grand ballroom was the finest of its kind between Cleveland and Buffalo. A contest was held to name the attraction, and "The Breakers” was chosen. But Martha Pera disliked the . . . Map (db m175584) HM
5Ohio (Ashtabula County), Geneva-on-the-Lake — Shady Beach
Hotel Shady Beach was built in 1896 by Warren and Ida Avis Putnam Spencer. Ida was the daughter of George C. and Mary "Polly” Temple Putnam, who owned the Fitch house and Grand View Farm to the west. Arthur B. Bowers and his wife, Fannie, were . . . Map (db m175585) HM
6Ohio (Ashtabula County), Geneva-on-the-Lake — The New Inn
The New Inn was built by Newton Mott and Gary Swan at North Spencer and the new Lake Road at the site of a former fast-food sandwich shop. Perhaps inspired by the success of the stand, Mott and Swan purchased the shop and expanded it into a hotel, . . . Map (db m175592) HM
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7Ohio (Ashtabula County), Geneva-on-the-Lake — The Popcorn Ball
The Popcorn Ball was one of the most novel structures to grace The Strip. Community directories from the 1930s place the snack shop on the south side of Route 531, between Golf and Spencer. Owner William O'Neil sold popcorn, soda, candy and . . . Map (db m175583) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022