Crawford County is filled with history. From the migration of Route 30 to as far back as the original settlers, people have been living, leaving, and arriving in Crawford County for more than 200 years. Tackling this history can be daunting, but here, I've compiled the best places to stay and research your family history. … Continue reading Crawford County Genealogical Research: Where to Go and Where to Stay
by Bill Hartman I grew up in Crawford County and have been interested in the old one-room schools for along time. I noticed that some of them were in such poor repair that they were eventuallydemolished. It was concerning to me that we were quickly losing some of these relics from the past. Finally I … Continue reading Crawford County Ohio’s Rich One Room School Heritage
Recently an historic copy of the Veterans Grave Registry created for Crawford County Ohio in the early 1900's by the Works Progress Administration of the State of Ohio was found in the basement of the courthouse. Thanks to the Tax Map Office the document was digitized and is available for download. The PDF file is … Continue reading Veterans Grave Registry Found in Crawford County Courthouse Basement
Trolley car on Washington Square in Bucyrus, Ohio circa 1912 Excellent view of trolley passengers and elephant sign above building on the right about 1912.
City Bank in Bucyrus Ohio, circa 1909 City Bank in Bucyrus, Ohio circa 1909