Olmsted Falls Historical Tour

A beautiful insight into the fantastic history of our small town, Olmsted Falls.

Olmsted Falls Historical Tour

Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138, United States

Created By: Olmsted Falls City School District

Tour Information

This is the third grade historical walking tour of Olmsted Falls. It will give photos, details, and histrical information about a variety of points of interest throughout the general downtown Olmsted Falls area.


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What You'll See on the Tour

1
Falls-Lenox Primary School

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2
Olmsted Falls City Hall

Built in 1916, this building was once the Olmsted Village School, which held grades K-12. More recently, it was Olmsted Falls Middle School. Now it is the home of the Olmsted Halls City Hall, Police Department, and Jenkins Senior Center. ...
3
Olmsted Falls Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library

New location of OF Public Library.
4
Olmsted Falls Lakeshore and Michigan Southern Railroad Depot

This train depot was built in 1876 to connect Cleveland and Toledo.  It replaced the stop at Columbia Road, which we will see later.  The depot was moved to this location in 1909 and carried passengers from Olmsted Falls to Cleveland, on ... Read more
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Rathbun House

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6
St. Mary's of the Falls Church

The original church was built in 1850.  It was the home of the first Catholic mass in Olmsted Falls.  In 1948 the church furnaced overheated and most of the original church was burned to the ground.  On May 20th, 1950 the new St. Mary's ... Read more
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Odd Fellow Hall

Odd Fellows is an organization that gets together to support the community they are in.  They would be much like the Kiwanis organization or the Rotary Club that are supporting Olmsted Falls community members today.  They used to have a b... Read more
8
William Waring Homestead

This home was built in 1830.  In 1874, it was sold to Sylvester Alcott who created a sawmill on Plum Creek.  A sawmill is a business that cuts large trees and logs into board lumber that people can use to build buildings.  The patterned ... Read more
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Old Stone Barn

This barn was built around 1854 by William Waring as a stable and blacksmith shop.  If you remember your field trip to Hale Farm and Village from last year, you may remember visiting a blacksmith shop.  William Waring owned all of the pro... Read more
10
Village Jail

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11
Peltz and Simmerer Hardware Store

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12
Grand Pacific Hotel

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13
Peltz Home and Simmerer Home

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14
Depositors Bank Building

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15
Fritz Kucklick's Store

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16
Train Signal Man

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17
Fenderbosch Home

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18
Fenderbosch Saloon and Pool Hall

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19
Shultz's Barbershop and Home

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20
Old Methodist Church

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21
Bonsey Building

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22
Andrew Peters Home

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23
Loomis Home - First Location

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24
Barnum's Food Market

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25
Damp's Flour and Grist Mill

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26
Von Brouse Blacksmith Shop

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27
Joseph Olmsted Loomis Home

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28
Grand Army of the Republic Hall

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29
Harding House

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30
Chauncey Mead's Harness Shop

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31
Chauncey Mead Home

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32
John Lay Home

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33
Samuel Lay Jr. Home

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34
Union School House

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35
John and Eunice Barnum Home

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36
Hoadley Sister House

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37
Sanford and Clarissa Fitch Home

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38
Hoadley / Lay Home

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39
Major Hoadley's Barn

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40
Charles A. Harding Memorial Covered Bridge

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41
Loomis House - Final Location

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42
Sandstone Piles

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43
Ice House

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44
Pavillion

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45
Mysterious Carvings

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46
Olmsted Falls East River Park

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