Life Flows Like A River: the Elsie Ober Diaries

by Joanne Fenton Humphrey From the back cover: “Joanne Humphrey creatively combines the actual diary entries of a young woman of the late 1800s with imaginative and insightful characters whose musings and conversations breathe life into Elsie Ober.” “Using the combination of Elsie Ober’s diary, research and historical fiction, Joanne Humphrey has captured what daily life was like in Chagrin Falls in the 1880s & 1890s.” “Joanne paints a vivid picture of the boom and bust cycle of life and … Read More

Dam…I love this town! Tee-Shirts

Early settlers came to Chagrin to take advantage of the river and the hydro-power it provided. Mills sprang up all along the river, manufacturing everything from flour to ax handles. Celebrate (and poke a little gentle fun at) our industrial heritage with our brand new tee-shirt from local artist Marnie Albers. Printed on black heavy cotton tees, it features a map of local dams on the back, and the slogan “Dam Dam Dam…I love this town!” on the front. Sizes … Read More

Custom Fleece Jackets

Fleece jackets embroidered with the Chagrin Falls Historical Society logo are now available in your choice of 9 colors in size small – 5X. A more tailored ladies cut is also available is size small-3X. These are made from a medium weight fleece and feature zippered pockets and an audio port in one pocket to run your headphone cord through. As these are made to order, please allow 2 weeks for delivery. Unisex Fit shown in Campus Gold, Ladies Fit … Read More