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"Berea, a post-village of Cuyahoga co., 0., on Rocky River, 13 miles by rail S.W. of Cleveland. Berea is the seat of the Baldwin University (Methodist Episcopal), which was founded in 1856, and of the German Wallace College (Methodist Episcopal), founded in 1862. Berea has 7 churches, a national bank, 2 weekly newspapers, and an extensive quarry of grindstones. Pop. in 1880, 1682; in 1890, 2533."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • News  1892 - BEREA’S BIG BLAZE.
    It Starts in a Photograph Gallery and Creates a Panic at the High School Commencement.

    What threatened to be a disastrous fire broke out in... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Berea, a banking post-village of Cuyahoga co., Ohio, on Rocky River and on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern and other railroads, 13 miles SW. of... Read MORE...

  • News  1930 - Train Crashes Into School Bus; Nine Little Children, Driver Killed at Crossing. Three Others Are Injured Near Berea, Ohio; Two May Die; Bodies Hurled Along Tracks.
    Vehicle Demolished By Impact; Cries of Victims Add to Horror of Scene; Tragedy Fourth of Kind in State in Three Weeks.

    CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan 22.... Read MORE...

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