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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA

Cuyahoga, possibly meaning "crooked water," was the name given by the Iroquois Indians to the river. Surveyors mapping the Western Reserve platted the area in 1797, and settlers from Connecticut soon followed. William Wetmore founded the settlement of Manchester on the Cuyahoga River in 1812 and by 1815 had built the first of a series of dams and mills to harness the power of the river’s falls (the scenic Big Falls, for which the city was named, have since been eliminated by a dam constructed in 1912; remaining are the Little Falls, located adjacent to the city’s downtown). Thereafter, waterpowered manufacturing grew rapidly. The town’s name was changed to Cuyahoga Falls in 1828 to avoid confusion with another Manchester in Ohio.

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  • 1854 - Cuyahoga Falls
    Cuyahoga Falls, a flourishing post-village of Tallmage township. Summit county, Ohio, on the Cuyahoga river, and on the Pennsylvania and Ohio canal,...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Cuyahoga Falls
    Cuyahoga Falls, a post-village of Summit co, 0, is finely situated on the Cuyahoga River, 6 miles by rail N.E. of Akron, and 34 miles S.S.E. of...Read MORE...


  • Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA
    View in the Glen, Cuyahoga Falls, near Akron, Ohio
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  • Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA
    Shooting the Chutes, Silver Lake Park, Cuyahoga Falls, near Akron, Ohio
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  • 1916
    Cuyahoga Falls, a banking post-village of Summit co., Ohio, is finely situated on the Cuyahoga River, 5 miles NE. of Akron and 34 miles SSE. of...Read MORE...


  • Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA
    Water Works Swimming Pool Serving Cuyahoga Falls and Akron, Ohio
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  • News 1940 - "HUMAN ELEMENT" BLAMED FOR RAILROAD WRECK; FORTY-THREE KILLED IN CRASH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RIDERS IN COACH ALL MET DEATH.
    No One Escaped from Flames After "Doodle-Bug" Crashed Into On-Coming Freight Train.

    Cuyahoga Falls, O., Aug. 1 (U.P.) - The head-on collision of a ...Read MORE...




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View in the Glen, Cuyahoga Falls, near Akron, Ohio
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Shooting the Chutes, Silver Lake Park, Cuyahoga Falls, near Akron, Ohio
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Water Works Swimming Pool Serving Cuyahoga Falls and Akron, Ohio
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  • 1854 - Cuyahoga Falls
    Cuyahoga Falls, a flourishing post-village of Tallmage township. Summit county, Ohio, on the Cuyahoga river, and on the Pennsylvania and Ohio canal,... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Cuyahoga Falls
    Cuyahoga Falls, a post-village of Summit co, 0, is finely situated on the Cuyahoga River, 6 miles by rail N.E. of Akron, and 34 miles S.S.E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Cuyahoga Falls, a banking post-village of Summit co., Ohio, is finely situated on the Cuyahoga River, 5 miles NE. of Akron and 34 miles SSE. of... Read MORE...

  • News  1940 - "HUMAN ELEMENT" BLAMED FOR RAILROAD WRECK; FORTY-THREE KILLED IN CRASH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RIDERS IN COACH ALL MET DEATH.
    No One Escaped from Flames After "Doodle-Bug" Crashed Into On-Coming Freight Train.

    Cuyahoga Falls, O., Aug. 1 (U.P.) - The head-on collision of a ... Read MORE...

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