Several thousand hours of research & road trips have been contributed in building this website to increase knowledge & appreciation of Ohio’s history, as well as promote historical tourism around the state. Purchasing books produced by our group members sincerely helps with funding the costs of its continuous improvement. Check out our books listed below & stay tuned for more!

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Featuring 150 color photos of restored buildings, structures, & objects around the state, along with historical research of their stories, “Restored Ohio” was released on April 29, 2019. It’s the sequel of “Abandoned Ohio” (2018) & shows a different side of what physically remains of Ohio’s past. Many of the locations operate as businesses such as restaurants, hotels (former stagecoach stops), museums, & working mills.

Ordering Links

Arcadia Publishing – https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781634991216
Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/Glenn-Morris/e/B07G8N3HP2/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0
Barnes & Noble – https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/restored-ohio-glenn-morris/1129901378?ean=9781634991216
Walmart – https://www.walmart.com/ip/Restored-Ohio/185272799
Target –https://www.target.com/p/restored-ohio-history-brought-back-to-life-by-glenn-morris-paperback/-/A-76379703

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Group member Ashley Murray published a book on her hometown, West Jefferson in Madison County. It’s currently #1 on our Top 10 Small Towns list, contains a ghost town, & hosts the annual Ox Roast with 5,000 pounds of round roast cooked in a 140 feet long pit!

Ordering Links

Arcadia Publishing – https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781634990981
Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1634990986/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0
Barnes & Noble – https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/history-of-west-jefferson-ohio-ashley-murray/1129367201?ean=9781634990981#/
Walmart – https://www.walmart.com/ip/History-of-West-Jefferson-Ohio/962932708
Target – https://www.target.com/p/history-of-west-jefferson-ohio-by-ashley-murray-paperback/-/A-54319171

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Featuring 144 color photos, along with historical research about the locations, “Abandoned Ohio” was released by Fonthill Media & Arcadia Publishing on October 1st, 2018. It’s packed with history, ideas for road trips, & also makes an awesome birthday or holiday gift!

Ordering Links

Arcadia Publishing – https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781634990615
Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/Glenn-Morris/e/B07G8N3HP2/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0
Barnes & Noble – https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/abandoned-ohio-glenn-morris/1129366623
Walmart – https://www.walmart.com/ip/Abandoned-Ohio-Ghost-Town-Cemeteries-Schools-and-More/315294168
Target – https://www.target.com/p/abandoned-ohio-ghost-towns-cemeteries-schools-and-more-by-glenn-morris-paperback/-/A-53998517