Sandusky – Downtown Historic Walking Tour
The Historic Downtown walking tour lets you explore the history of downtown Sandusky’s most historic buildings. You start down Columbus Ave., then you can explore the cross-streets: Washington Row, Market St., Water St., Shoreline Dr. and the piers. There is a detailed history of each site.
Sandusky – Washington Park Historic Walking Tour
This tour focuses around the area surrounding green space park and includes the history of the Red Popcorn Wagon and Boy with the boot, as well as all the churches, the library and old jail, the courthouse, a little Underground Railroad and some amazing houses.
Walk down the two roads on Kelleys Island. Walking Tour no. 1 takes you from the ferry dock to downtown. Tour 2 starts downtown and travels down Division St. to the Kelleys Island History Museum. Each tour highlights about 30 homes and businesses. People often forget that this island, unlike the Bass Islands, are located in Erie County. Kelleys Island has a remarkable history that is, fortunately, very well documented.
Sandusky – Underground Railroad Historic Walking Tour
The city’s waterfront played a critical roll in the operation of the Underground Railroad. Visit some of sites and meet some of the people that played a role in the Underground Railroad.
Here is a short, but very interesting walking tour of downtown Vermilion – our thanks to the Ritter Public Library for this. You can download the MAP and tour directly from the Ritter Library website. the tour contains the history of Vermilion, a few houses, and businesses and the Simon Kenton Stone.
Sandusky – A Virtual Tour of downtown
A great tour of downtown Sandusky’s most historic buildings. Laid out as a slideshow, you can click on any of the locations for a photo and brief description. This version of the Downtown Sandusky Historic Walking Tour was created by the City of Sandusky to provide visitors with an overview of the city, including a map.
Sandusky – An Architectural Walking Tour
This is a great brochure to download and carry with you. It comes from Sandusky’s Old House Guild and contains photos and a very brief history of most of downtown Sandusky’s most architecturally significant buildings.
Milan – walking and driving tour
Tour historic Milan Ohio in this architectural tour, with a little history thrown in. Milan has one of the nicest collections of fully restored architecturally significant houses, all gathered in easy walking distance from each other.