Ohio Town

Front Cover
Harper & Row, 1984 - History - 309 pages
3 Reviews
Helen Hooven Santmyer's tribute to her hometown of Xenia, Ohio, is even more valuable in light of the 1974 tornado that destroyed much of the community. But its life and history are preserved in Ohio Town, now available in paperback. More than 20 illustrations, included for the first time in this edition, enhance the text.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Ohio Town: A Portrait of Xenia, Ohio

User Review  - Bev - Goodreads

Pretty dry. I had a hard time following the descriptions of houses, streets, etc. But it's a good reference for small town Americana so I'll probably keep it around. Read full review

Review: Ohio Town: A Portrait of Xenia, Ohio

User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

I'm very torn on this book. At first I could not put it down but I quickly got bored. It was initially fascinating because it was such a detailed accounting of what a small-ish Ohio town was like 50 ... Read full review

Related books

Contents

Detroit Street and Main
23
Streets and Houses
51
The East End
81
Copyright

9 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

References from web pages

Ohio Town (book by Santmyer) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
The article focuses on the cabinetwork of kraftmaid Cabinetry Inc. From its manufacturing headquarters in the rural, Northeast Ohio town, Kraft-Maid ...
www.britannica.com/ eb/ topic-1416559/ Ohio-Town

WOSU Presents Ohioana Authors | Helen Hooven Santmyer
Although it depicts the fictional Ohio town of Waynesboro (based on Xenia), … ... Santmyer’s personal memoir, Ohio Town, was published in 1962. ...
www.ohioana-authors.org/ santmyer/ ohio_connection.php

Ohio Reading Road Trip | Helen Hooven Santmyer Biography
With encouragement from close friend, travel companion, and housemate, Mildred Sandoe, Santmyer submitted Ohio Town for publication in 1963. ...
www.orrt.org/ santmyer/

Helen Hooven Santmyer Criticism
Ohio Town (1962) is a collection of essays recalling the sights and sounds of ... And Ladies of the Club,” Santmyer's other works, particularly Ohio Town, ...
www.enotes.com/ twentieth-century-criticism/ santmyer-helen-hooven

Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library : Ohio ...
Set in a fictitious Ohio town, the seemingly gothic story featured three cloistered women who ostracized themselves from their community by dwelling, ...
www.ohiocenterforthebook.org/ OhioAuthors.aspx?id=34& mode=detail

IN SHORT - New York Times
Xenia, Miss Santmyer's hometown, is also the setting of ''Ohio Town,'' a rich but sometimes ... While ''Ohio Town'' captures the textures of a bygone era, ...
query.nytimes.com/ gst/ fullpage.html?res=9D00E4DC173BF935A2575AC0A962948260

Ronald E. Shields and Allen N. Kepke - Prolegomenon to Gallery ...
However, in the production of Ohio Town, the audience and performers assumed a ... The environmental design of Ohio Town self-consciously and deliberately ...
muse.jhu.edu/ journals/ theatre_topics/ v006/ 6.1shields.html

The Story of Georgetown District in Madison, Indiana Summary
Helen Hooven Santmyer, Ohio Town, New York: Harper & Row, 1956, 29-31. 2. Donald Zimmer, Madison, Indiana, 1811-1860: A Study of Process of City Building. ...
www.in.gov/ dnr/ historic/ southeastugrr/ stories/ georgetown.pdf

Chapter 9 - Escagraph
In Ohio Town, Helen Hooven Santmyer [7] tells of street peddlers who hawked their .... Santmyer, Helen Hooven 1962 Ohio Town (New York: Harper and Row). ...
www.escagraph.com/ mediawiki/ index.php/ Chapter_9

A HISTORY OF MUSIC IN OLD MOUNT VERNON, OHIO
Helen Santmeyer’s memoir, Ohio Town, includes an ... Helen Hooven Santmyer, Ohio Town (Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 1997). ...
www.ohiolink.edu/ etd/ send-pdf.cgi?osu1043091567

Bibliographic information