I do believe in ferries! #015

In 2010, we took a Fall trip to Wisconsin. Instead of driving through Chicago and its suburbs, we decided to travel across lake Michigan on the historic ferry  S.S. Badger.  It’s the only coal-fired steamship… Read More

Old West End #010

The Old West End is a historic neighborhood in Toledo, Ohio. The neighborhood features a festival on the first weekend in June, and Tours de Noel, both with house tours. The Old West End is… Read More

Egyptian Revival Mausoleum at Woodlawn

Ancient Egyptian style mausoleums were quite popular in this area. The collection of artifacts at the nearby Toledo Museum of Art may have influenced that, along with a general interest in Egyptian Revival art . Related articles… Read More

I do believe in ferries! #014

In 2010, we took a Fall trip to Wisconsin. Instead of driving through Chicago and its suburbs, we decided to travel across lake Michigan on the historic ferry  S.S. Badger.  It’s the only coal-fired steamship… Read More

Old West End #009

The Old West End is a historic neighborhood in Toledo, Ohio. The neighborhood features a festival on the first weekend in June, and Tours de Noel, both with house tours. The Old West End is… Read More

Gunckel Pyramid

John Gunckel was a Toledo Philanthropist. What’s unusual was that he wasn’t a wealthy industrialist. He worked as a ticket agent for a railroad. He started the National Newsboys Association to help poor… Read More

Gunckel Pyramid

John Gunckel was a Toledo Philanthropist. What’s unusual was that he wasn’t a wealthy industrialist. He worked as a ticket agent for a railroad. He started the National Newsboys Association to help poor… Read More

Old West End #008

The Old West End is a historic neighborhood in Toledo, Ohio. The neighborhood features a festival on the first weekend in June, and Tours de Noel, both with house tours. The Old West End is… Read More

I do believe in ferries! #013

In 2010, we took a Fall trip to Wisconsin. Instead of driving through Chicago and its suburbs, we decided to travel across lake Michigan on the historic ferry  S.S. Badger.  It’s the only coal-fired steamship… Read More

Vernal Pool

 A vernal pool, earlier this year. Temporary pools like this serve as breeding habitats for frogs and toads.

I do believe in ferries! #012

In 2010, we took a Fall trip to Wisconsin. Instead of driving through Chicago and its suburbs, we decided to travel across lake Michigan on the historic ferry  S.S. Badger.  It’s the only coal-fired steamship… Read More

Old West End #007

The Old West End is a historic neighborhood in Toledo, Ohio. The neighborhood features a festival on the first weekend in June, and Tours de Noel, both with house tours. The Old West End is… Read More

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