Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Winter Views of the Erie County Courthouse

To remind you that it's winter. . . . The picture below shows the Erie County Courthouse before it was remodeled in the 1930s.

These picture postcards were created just after the sleet storm of February 14, 1909:

There were considerably more trees in Washington Park in 1909 than in the 21st century. Trees and utility lines were laden with ice all throughout Sandusky.

To read more about the history of the Erie County Courthouse, see Article 20 in From the Widow's Walk by Helen Hansen and Virginia Steinemann.

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