Crawford County Ohio Rail Road History Extracted

1910 Night view of T&OC Depot Extracts from the 1881 and 1912 Crawford County Ohio Histories reveal origin of Rail Roads going through the county. The first railroad to go through Crawford County was chartered and surveyed in 1836-1837 to link Cincinnati to Springfield by following the Ohio River to the Little Miami River then … Continue reading Crawford County Ohio Rail Road History Extracted

Timeline of the Interurban in Crawford County Ohio

By Brett Dunbar Bucyrus was a little more difficult in that the interurban depots changed locations several times. The complicating factor was that there were two interurban lines in Bucyrus, so at sometimes they had separate depots. CSW freight motor working the interurban freight depot in 1926, on Poplar Street. Photograph submitted by Brett Dunbar. … Continue reading Timeline of the Interurban in Crawford County Ohio

Masonic Lodges in Crawford Co.

Booklet for the 75th Anniversary Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Valley of Toledo, 1955. source:  Susan Zacharias Bucyrus Lodge no. 139 was charted by the Grand Lodge at Dayton on October 20, 1846, with 8 members. Crawford Lodge No. 443 was chartered in 1870 with 8 members of Bucyrus Lodge among its Charter Members. These … Continue reading Masonic Lodges in Crawford Co.

7 Critical Resources for Genealogists at the Crestline Public Library

Public libraries are crucial resources for any genealogist. The Crestline Public Library and all the other Crawford County Ohio libraries are no exception. Continue on to learn what is available at the Crestline Ohio Public Library. #1 Ohio Genealogical Society Publications The Crestline Public Library has several of the OGS publications. In addition, they have … Continue reading 7 Critical Resources for Genealogists at the Crestline Public Library