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Lonz of Middle Bass book. Written by a self-proclaimed summer resident, Lonz of Middle Bass is a local history chronicling the southern tip of Middle Bass Island in Lake Erie and the winery that has stood there in various forms since 1864. It focuses on the men involved in this development, most notably George F. Lonz, although it includes a chapter on his wife, Fannie, as well.
Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). In this book, Erie Islands historian Mike Gora has provided a wealth of detail on the history of the islands from the 1600s through the Civil War. The stories are an easy read and provide a rich historical context for the better-known history of the islands. According to one local historian, "Mike has a talent for finding little known bits of history that have fallen by the wayside.
Lonz of Middle Bass is the story of a man, a woman, a building and an island. It is a unique book, particularly in view of the fact that it not only covers the obvious story of George Lonz and his wife, Fannie, but effectively chronicles the history not only of the Lonz Winery, but also of Middle Bass Island, Ohio from the earliest explorations of Champlain in 1545 through the mid-nineteenth century when the island, as it is.
Things to do in Middle Bass.
4 September · Middle Bass, OH, United States ·. Plan an escape to a remote island Middle Bass is abundant in Prohibition Era History. Josie in Paradise is at Lonz Winery. 4 September · Middle Bass, OH, United States ·. St Hazards Waterfront Resort & Brewery is at Lonz Winery. Wine bar. Heineman Winery and Crystal Cave.
Tranquil Middle Bass, a Lake Erie island with lodging, entertainment, bars/eateries, primitive camping, marina, gentle . These labels were used on bottles of grape juice manufactured at the Lonz Winery in Middle Bass, Ohio
Tranquil Middle Bass, a Lake Erie island with lodging, entertainment, bars/eateries, primitive camping, marina, gentle bicycling, kayaking & shoreline. Miller Ferries carry passengers & vehicles to Middle Bass, see MillerFerry. com for schedules, fares, places to stay, & attractions. Enjoy the scenic 40 minute Miller Ferry ride to Middle Bass, the "Quiet Island for Active People". These labels were used on bottles of grape juice manufactured at the Lonz Winery in Middle Bass, Ohio. During Prohibition, when the federal government banned the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages, Lonz Winery survived by selling grape juice.
the tale of a man, a woman, a building, and an island. 1st ed. by Henry M. Published 1982 by .