The Shoreline, the Piers & Jackson St.

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The Shoreline, the Piers & Jackson St.2018-12-03T09:13:12+00:00

THE SHORELINE DISTRICT & THE JACKSON PIER

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Hinde & Dauch - Erie County Ohio Historical SocietyHINDE AND DAUCH

The massive three story brown brick building to the W. of the Jackson St. Pier is now the Chesapeake Lofts, home to luxury condominiums offering a splendid view of Sandusky Bay. READ MORE

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 Hinde & Dauch Paper Company Marker - Erie County Ohio Historical Society
THE HINDE & DAUCH PAPER COMPANY HISTORIC MARKER READ MORE

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Underground Railroad Marker - Erie County Ohio Historical SocietyUNDERGROUND RAILROAD HISTORICAL MARKER At the entrance to the Jackson St. Pier is an historical marker recognizing the activities of the Underground Railroad in Sandusky during the years preceding the Civil War. READ MORE 

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Johnson's Island Marker - Erie County Ohio Historical Society

JOHNSONS ISLAND HISTORIC MARKER – Also at the entrance to the Jackson St. Pier is an historical marker providing information on Johnson’s Island and its Confederate Prison. READ MORE 

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Jackson Street Pier - Erie County Ohio Historical Society

JACKSON ST. PIER WITH VIEWS OF THE COAL DOCKS – From the seawall on Jackson St. Pier the coal docks are clearly visible to the left (NW) of the pier. Sandusky has one of the finest and best protected harbors on the Great Lakes. READ MORE 

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Boeckling Building - Erie County Ohio Historical SocietyG. A. BOECKLING BUILDING AND CEDAR POINT PIER

The pier on the E. side of what is now known as the Jackson St. Pier has always been known as the Cedar Point Pier. Starting in the 1870s, it has been used for boats carrying guests to Cedar Point and then back to Sandusky. Over the decades a number of boats have used the pier. The most famous—and beloved by Sanduskians—was the steamer G.A. Boeckling. READ MORE

JACKSON STREET

From here you head back to your car in the parking garage. Just turn away from the Lake and follow Jackson Street North. When you reach W. Market St. – be sure to note the

Sandusky Register Star Journal Building - Erie County Ohio Historical Society

SANDUSKY REGISTER/STAR JOURNAL BUILDING
314 W. Market St.

Although the Sandusky Register building was built in the early 1920s, the newspaper traces its history back to the early 1820s. READ MORE

Now just turn left and walk back towards Columbus Ave on W. Market St. You will end up back at your parking garage. This ends the walking tour. But that doesn’t mean this is all the historic sites and buildings there are in Sandusky. Be sure to take in these other tours:

The Underground Railroad
Architectural Tour
Washington Park