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By Jerome Pohlen

This off-the-wall shuttle advisor offers an Ohio odder than imagined. It wastes no time describing Cedar element or suggesting scenic motorbike rides during the Hocking Hills; in its place, this interesting go back and forth better half directs out-of-state adventurers and Buckeye nation citizens to the house of the world's greatest cockroach, an Amish SUV, Egg Shell Land, a two-headed calf, and the Accounting corridor of reputation. Ohio is depicted because the birthplace of bar codes, Airstream trailers, televangelism, Paul Lynde, Alcoholics nameless, and the banana cut up. strange tales abound, and stories of Ohio because the basically country the place Jerry Springer has been elected the mayor of a big urban, the place a brick outhouse is at the nationwide sign in of ancient areas, and the place Buster the puppy voted for president accompany the site-seeing feedback. lots of photographs and maps make sure that this consultant is as useful because it is wacky while searching out wonders reminiscent of the good Pumpkin Watertower, Goodyear’s international of Rubber, and Bogart and Bacall's marriage ceremony web site, then enjoyable with a brew on the World’s Longest Bar.

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Harding set the bar pretty low for his own personal conduct. Tales of his philandering make Bill Clinton look like a choirboy. THE NORTHWEST 27 Almost. Though married, he maintained an active “social life” until the day he died. His most famous mistress, Nan Britton (a woman 30 years his junior, also from Marion) conceived a daughter out of wedlock, and is best known for her trysts with the prez in the Oval Office’s coat closet. Florence was aware of her husband’s diddling, and she was not happy about it.

If you’ve got an extra five dollars and a half-hour, it’s well worth the trip. 2210 E. Rte. m. com Directi ons: He ad east out of town on Rte. 287, t u rn south on Rte . 245, and fo llow the signs. J UPPER SANDUSKY The grave of Christianna Haag at the Wyandott Indian Mission in Upper Sandusky lists her date of death as February 31, 1862. VAN WERT Van Wert is the Nation’s Peony Center. com) These caves were first used by the Wyandotte Indians for shelter, and it was here at the entrance that Chief Leatherlips was murdered by his own tribe members.

Org). The Niagara still sails Lake Erie, but it is docked in Presque Isle, near Erie, Pennsylvania. m. gov/pevi/ Directions: Three blocks east of the docks, on the isthmus leading to the north side of the island. PAULDING Police are allowed to bite dogs to silence them in Paulding. PORT CLINTON New York City drops a ball in Times Square each New Year’s Eve, but Port Clinton drops Captain Wylie, a 20-foot-long fiberglass fish, from the roof of a downtown building. com). THE NORTHWEST 35 Wouldn’t you expect Jamie Farr’s buns to be hairier?

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