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Lake Erie’s South Bass Island

  By Roland Leiser Peter Huston, the official promoter of the town of Put-in-Bay on Lake Erie’s South Bass Island, asked me, “What surprised you the most about the area?” Yes, it’s one of the five Great Lakes.That much I knew, but islands? The lake is dotted with them including South Bass, known for sport …

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The rebirth of a Beaux-Arts landmark in Cleveland

BY ARNOLD BERKE WHEN THE U.S. POST Office, Custom House, and Court House opened here in 1910, it was meant to show off this city’s growing economic and cultural prowess-as well as the power of the federal government. That steel, car manufacturing, and other industries had made Cleveland the nation’s sixth largest city was reflected …

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