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A Minute of History is a series of audio recordings originally broadcast on WGTE FM91. Written and recorded by Don Rettig, the series is sponsored by a grant from Metroparks Members.
Early settlers of northwest Ohio had to clear the dense forest of the Great Black Swamp.
A little village of 1,200 residents would one day rival London because of the prosperity that was sure to follow the canal.
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Sylvania was well-known for its roucus, anti-slavery activity. One prominent resident, Lucian Lathrop, purchased a home there in 1847.
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