Fleming Falls 100 years ago

A hundred years ago Fleming Falls was a major tourist attraction of Richland County.

Located off Fleming Falls Road, not far from Route 42, the resort area attracted so many visitors in 1913 that there was an Interurban streetcar stop designated nearby just to accommodate tourists.

Today the falls and the old original resort lodge are found on the grounds of Camp Mowana, operated by the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Ohio.

For more background on the fascinating history of the falls area, check out The Sunshine Club Visits Fleming Falls.

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Timothy Brian McKee is a featured columnist on our site every Saturday with a column titled Native SonEvery Tuesday, he taps into his knowledge and collection of historical photos and bring us Then & Now, a brief glance at the way things were.