Tag: Ohio

  • Cuyahoga River: From Flames to Fish

    On this date in 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio, caught fire. Here are some things you may not have known about what was once one of America’ most polluted waterways. The mouth of the Cuyahoga River is about 30 miles from its headwaters, but the river takes a U-shaped route of about 100 […]

  • Toledo War: The Almost Bloodless Battle Between Michigan and Ohio

    On this date in 1836, the Toledo War, a battle between the state of Ohio and the territory of Michigan, ended. Here are some facts about the largely bloodless battle. Ohio and Michigan were once part of the Northwest Territory of the United States. When the borders of the territory were created, it was determined […]