Newlyweds House Warming

Many everyday practices of old would hardly be acceptable in today’s world.  One in particular was the common practice of belling. After a couple married, neighbors and friends would go to the newlywed’s house late in the evening being very quiet and they would wait...

Grant’s Beulah Subdivision

After William Foster Breck died in 1864, his wife, Elizabeth began to sell their property so she could move East to live her remaining years with a son.  Their property passed through several land owners until around 1883 when Adam G. Grant purchased 47.1 acres of the...

Beulah Park in 1895

Fairs and festivals started in Grove City as early as 1895 when a county-wide fair was held at what is now known as Beulah Park.  The White family owned a half mile horse pacing and trotting track adjacent the fair property and the Grove City festival committee leased...

Little Known Facts

Harrisburg, Ohio was originally spelled with an “h” at the end of the village name. A Cherokee Indian chief once lived at Miller’s Station in Jackson Township.  He was an Army scout. An Urbancrest native became the first African American bishop in the American...