On Saturday, August 23rd, 1919 the Lakeside club of Canton Ohio held a dinner and dance to celebrate the return of Colonel Charles C Weybrecht, formerly adjutant general of the state of Ohio and most recently commander of the US 146th infantry regiment, just returned from the war in France. The party, some version ofContinue reading “The “Great Olive Poisoning” of 1919″
In 1835, a dispute based on a faulty map brought the State of Ohio and the Michigan Territory to the brink of war. The “Toledo War” represented the stresses of a growing nation, and rewrote the boundaries of three states. It is history that deserves to be remembered.