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Look Up as you walk through downtown Chagrin Falls and find signs of Village History

Chagrin Falls Historical Society
87 East Washington Street
Chagrin Falls, OH • 44022
(440) 247-4695 • chaghist@gmail.com

Hours: 2-7 pm Thursdays

11am-3 pm Saturday
-or by appointment-

Business and Industry Postcards

Chagrin Falls waterpower and central location led to it becoming a manufacturing center.  Products made in the Mills and Foundries of Chagrin found a market throughout the Country and abroad


The Adams Bag Factory -makers of paper bags and sacks


Ober Lathe Co.  Ober made a wide variety of lathes, trivets, irons and equipment for a worldwide market.  Many are now sought after by private collectors.  The main building is still in use as an office complex


Ober Employees 1913


Powerhouse for the Interurban trains that ran from Cleveland to Garretsville transporting passengers and freight.

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Chagrin Falls Historical Society
87 East Washington Street - Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
P.O. Box 515
440.247.4695