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Accommodations
Comfort Inn & Suites-Fremont
Three-diamond AAA hotel located about a mile from Ohio Turnpike exit 91.
 
Georgian Manor Inn
An elegant Bed & Breakfast located in a grand, 1906 Georgian Revival-style mansion in Norwalk, Ohio.
 
More ACCOMMODATIONS
List of all accommodations available in Fremont, with access to lists of hotels in other nearby cities.
 
Cedar Point Hotels
Hotel and lodging services at the Cedar Point Amusement Park.
 
Camp Sandusky
Campground located six miles from Cedar Point, includes accommodations for tents and recreational vehicles plus rental cabins.
 

American History - Revolutionary War
Kid Info: American Revolution
Great page for teachers. Links to primary sources, essays, general histories, maps, and quotes about Early America. Included are topics such as slavery, Loyalists and Patriots, battles, forts, and flags.
 
Maps: Revolutionary America
 
The American Revolution
Links to other web sites containing information on aspects of 18th century history, including battles, famous people, and timelines.
 
The History Place: American Revolution
Timelines include beginnings to 1700; 1700-1763; 1763-1775; 1775-1776; 1777-1783; and 1784-1790. The timelines also include useful pictures.
 
History of the American Revolution Archive
Contains information about battles, political events, key people, military events, Indian Wars, and timelines.
 
Liberty! The American Revolution(PBS online)
Designed specifically for teachers, this website contains information about daily life in the colonies, facts about the British and American military, and a general chronicle of the Revolution.
 

American History - Civil War
Civil Resources on the Web
A guide to dozens of Civil War websites created by Nan Card, H.P.C. Curator of Manuscripts
 
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
Following the death of Abraham Lincoln, three Philadelphia officers who served as an honor guard for President's funeral cortege established a permanent organization of Union Army officers and former officers patterned after the Society of Cincinnati established after the Revolutionary War. The name they chose, the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, first appeared in a notice calling a meeting on May 31, 1865 at Independence Hall.
 
MOLLUS-Commandery of Ohio
The State of Ohio Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.
 

American History - Early America
American Memory
This site includes maps, documents from the Continental Congress, laws of U.S. Congress, papers of George Washington, portraits of presidents and first ladies, Thomas Jefferson papers, and much more. An excellent site for primary documents.
 
Archiving Early America
"Freedom Documents" link includes information about the text of the Bill of Rights, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence. Other pages include "Famous Obits," "Notable Women," and "Portraits".
 
Documents in Early American History
Documents from Early American History, including the U.S. Constitution, writings by Jefferson and Washington, speeches, acts, and legislation.
 
From Revolution to Reconstruction: Documents
Contains primary sources from pre-1400 to the present, including Early America and Revolutionary War history. Some of the documents include: proceedings of the Continental Congress; Declarations; speeches and writings of Thomas Paine, George Washington, William Pitt, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams; Articles of the Confederation and Constitution.
 
Historcial Text Archive: USA
 
Primary Source Documents: Early American History
A massive collection of documents related to Early America with military documents, speeches, the works of politicians, legislation, and many more sources.
 
The University of Oklahoma College of Law, A Chronology of U.S Historical Documents
Documents from Pre-Colonial Era to present, specifically 1701-1774, 1775-1800. Documents consist of the Stamp Act, Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech, works of Benjamin Franklin, Federalist Papers, Treaty of Paris, and more.
 
About the USA: History
Click on the links to the left of the page to access the history of Early America, the Colonial Period, the Revolutionary period, and the New Nation.
 
Digital History
Information about aspects of American History. Click on an era, such as the Revolutionary War or the Constitution for timelines, recommended reading, and links to fact sheets, lesson plans, and fun activities.
 

Education
WGTE Public Broadcasting
 
Birchard Public Library
Located on the historic site of Fort Stephenson, Birchard Public Library is a free public library which seeks to meet the information, education, and recreation needs of the residents of Sandusky County, to provide easy and equal access* to these materials in in their variety of forms, and to develop broad community awareness of the Library and its services.
 

Attractions
American Civil War Museum of Ohio
The American Civil War Museum of Ohio located in Tiffin, Ohio, features Civil War artifacts, dioramas, mannequins, audio-visual tools, hands-on experiences, and informational displays. A 20 minute video titled "Ohio's Role in the Civil War" plays in the museum theater for free viewing.
 
Fort Meigs State Memorial
A re-created War of 1812 fort (the largest wooden fortifcation in North America) located in a 65-acre park on the banks of the Maumee River.
 
Historic Lyme Village
Open-air museum depicting 19th-century life - includes preserved log cabins, homes and business structures.
 
Johnson's Island Confederate prison
This Lake Erie island was site of a Union prison for captured Confederate military officers.
 
Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum
What better location for a museum devoted to the history of Lake Erie's islands than on one of the islands! Step off the ferry at Put-In-Bay, wander through the town and then visit this Museum to learn about the hearty individuals who settled on the islands.
 
Liberty Aviation Museum
Located near the shores of Lake Erie in Port Clinton, Ohio, this full hands-on museum houses the Tri-Motor Heritage Museum and is a treasure trove of World War II history. On site is a fully operational B-25 Mitchell bomber.
 
Mad River Nickelplate Railroad Museum
Bellevue, Ohio, remains a hub of the railroad industry. This unique museum, spread over acres of rail-side property gives visitors access to dozens of railroad vehicles (engines, cars, caboose, etc.) Tours are led by retired railroad workers.
 
Merry-Go-Round Museum
Take a ride a vintage carousel and learn about the woodcarvers who excelled at the very detailed art of creating carousel figures.
 
Milan Historical Museum
A seven-building complex on an acre of beautiful grounds and gardents. Highlights include the Mowry Glass and extensive doll exhibits.
 
Sauder Historic Village
An open-air museum devoted to the history of Northwest Ohio. Numerous historic structures were re-located to the site and house artisians demonstrating crafts of the past.
 
Schedel Arboretum
A 17-acre oasis in Elmore, Ohio, containing extensive gardens of annuals and perennials, unique trees, and an exquisite Japanese Garden.
 
Seneca Caverns
Embark on an underground adventure through one of Ohio's largest subterranean caverns. Guide-led tours descend through multiple layers of rock to an underground river.
 
Sorrowful Mother Shrine
Site of one of the first Marian shrines in the Midwest, paved walkways wind through 120 wooded acres leading to Stations of the Cross and numerous grottos. A place for peace, serenity and prayer, regular outdoor services take place in the summer months.
 
Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum
Birthplace and museum dedicated to the world-famous inventor who brought us the incandescent light bulb, phonograph, and much more.
 
Wood County Historical Center & Museum
Located n the grounds of the former Wood County Infirmary (built in 1868)near Bowling Green, the Center preserves one of the last "county homes" still in tact.
 

Genealogy
Genealogical web sites
List of web sites created by the Library Staff of the Hayes Presidential Center
 
Ohio Obituary Index
Great site for Ohio obituaries
 

Important Dates in American History
Important Dates in American History
 

Local Information
Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau
A one-stop resource for those planning a visit to the Sandusky County, Ohio, area.
 
Sandusky County Chamber of Commerce
General information concerning Sandusky County businesses, residents, services, and attractions.
 
Birchard Public Library
Located on the historic site of Fort Stephenson, Birchard Public Library is a free public library which seeks to meet the information, education, and recreation needs of the residents of Sandusky County, to provide easy and equal access* to these materials in in their variety of forms, and to develop broad community awareness of the Library and its services.
 
Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center
Whether you are looking for thrills at Cedar Point Amusement Park or to chill out at Kalahari Resort's waterpark, the Welcome Center can provide all the latest vacation travel information.
 

Ohio History
Ohio Historical Society
Visit here for information on historical sites in Ohio, educational resources and genealogical tools.
 
Sandusky County (Ohio) Scrapbook
This website is a cooperative project of four libraries in Sandusky County, intended to showcase images and documents from the county's history and to make them widely available to the public, especially students.
 
Ohio History Central
Ohio History Central is an evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history, prehistory and history.
 
Ohio History Network
The Ohio History Network is a continuously-growing resource for the Buckeye online researcher and those interested in the history, growth, genealogy, development and resources pertaining to Ohio.
 
OhioPix
Picturing Ohio's history, from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society
 
Ohio Memory
Discover 26,000 primary sources from 300 archives that document Ohio's past
 
Ohio Governor's Residence
Information concerning the history and public tours of the Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden.
 
Ohio State Journal, 1832-1859
Current-day newspapers aren’t the only ones going online. Now you can read news of 1832 to 1879 online in one of Ohio’s leading newspapers of the era, the 'Ohio State Journal' — a 19th-century predecessor of the 20th-century 'Columbus Citizen-Journal.'
 

Presidential Links
Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes
A website which provides 3000 pages of Hayes' diaries and letters, with a keyword search
 
Presidential Libraries Administered by the National Archives
Repositories for preserving and making available the papers, records, and other historical materials of U.S. Presidents since Herbert Hoover
 
Boyhood home of President Ulysses S. Grant
A site in Georgetown, Ohio, administered by the Ohio Historical Society. Grant lived here from 1823 to 1839.
 
C-SPAN's American Presidents: Life Portraits
The American Presidents web site, created for the television series, contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, plus these additional resources: Biographical facts Key events of each presidency Presidential places Reference material
 
James A. Garfield National Historic Site
'Lawfield' is the name given to the home of our 20th President. The site in Mentor, Ohio, now is administered by the National Park Service. Garfield lived here from 1876-1881.
 
Harding Home & Memorial
A site in Marion, Ohio, administered by the Ohio Historical Society. President Warren G. Harding lived the home from 1891 to 1923. The Harding Memorial is located in a park a short drive from the home.
 
National First Ladies Library
Located in Canton, Ohio, this facility is devoted to educating people about the contributions of First Ladies and other notable women in history.
 
National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
Located in Niles, Ohio, the McKinley Birthplace Memorial includes a museum of memorabilia from President William McKinley's early life in Niles as well as the McKinley Memorial Library, a public library.
 
William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
Operated by the Stark County Historical Society, this site includes the library, burial site, and museum dedicated to President McKinley, as well as a science center and planetarium.
 
William HowardTaft National Historic Site
A site in Cincinnati, Ohio, administered by the National Park Service. Taft was born here in 1857. Our 27th President holds the distinction of being the only president to also serve as a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
 
White House - Presidents of the United States
A web site of presidential biographies and portraits, along with information about the White House and current administration