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Lost Hancock County Ohio by Teresa Straley Lambert History Series Book
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Lost Hancock County Ohio by Teresa Straley Lambert History Series Book


From a swampy forest, Hancock County grew to a hub of agriculture, industry and culture. The promise of free fuel and land brought numerous factories to Findlay. One, the Dalzell, Gilmore & Leighton Glass Company, left a lasting legacy of collectible glassware. The need to drain fields and presence of a ready supply of clay encouraged the growth of brick and tile factories in Rawson, Arlington, McComb and Findlay. Entertainment and culture arrived in many forms. Sam Reeves Park in Arcadia featured vaudeville shows, baseball games and amusement rides. At Findlay’s Riverside Park, the Green Mills Dance Hall hosted everyone from the Glenn Miller and Count Basie bands to Naked Onion and Mixed Emotions. Join Teresa Straley Lambert as she presents the vanished heritage of mills, milking, masks, medicine and more.

Teresa Straley Lambert holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and secondary social studies and a master’s degree in gifted education from Bowling Green State University. She has published in various educational journals, children’s magazines and newspapers. Fine Art America and her Facebook page: Dead Ends—Teresa Straley Lambert. Residing in Findlay, Ohio, Teresa and her husband enjoy traveling the country in their VW camper or flying off to fascinating destinations. Cemeteries quite often are involved.

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