Did you ever wonder what Kelleys Island was like in the winter? Once you see the island surrounded by ice, you can easily imagine what life on the island was like in the 1800's.
Enjoy a 6 minute slideshow of Kelleys Island - Then and Now.
Just click on the picture and turn on your speakers to enjoy the accompanying music .......
REMEMBER TO COME BACK -
there are lots of interesting little videos about the island, its history and some of the fun events that happen here. Many of them are listed below.
Take a minute to tour the
Kelleys Island cemetery and meet
the pioneers, soldiers, and old island families
who called this island their home.
WPCR is a great local radio station, that only transmits over the internet. That means you can listen to local radio anytime you are on your computer or cell phone. www.PortClintonRadio.com Leslie was interviewed by Joan Bryden recently on her show: Turn of the Page. You can hear the interview about the island, its history and the books that give the pioneers a new voice at http://vimeo.com/27226515
In September 2008, Robin Svoboda and Big Chuck Schodowski did a show about Kelleys Island. Leslie appeared in the history segment. Make sure you catch the ending and see how Big Chuck gets back on camera! (click the picture or click this link)
Discover the island's roll in the Civil War in this short video.
There were 600 prople living on the island in 1865,
100 became soldiers.
Kelleys Island Homecoming 2011 - we had pets, food,Twinkies, music and a parade.
This is a classic real small town celebration!
See the video slideshow on You Tube.
The Ohio News Network did a special program on the Kelleys Island Historical Museum, just after it opened. Click the picture.