Picnicking on Green Island

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dc.contributor.author Cooke, Reverend Henry en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Gibraltar Island (Ohio) en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Ottawa County (Ohio) en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Erie, Lake en_US
dc.coverage.temporal 1889 - 1912 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-28T18:50:41Z
dc.date.available 2008-04-28T18:50:41Z
dc.date.created 1890 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008-04-28T18:50:41Z
dc.identifier.other 489.5.50 en_US
dc.identifier.other GA-71 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/1356
dc.description Green Island, lying west of South Bass Island, was favorite place for Cooke family members to picnic each summer. In August 1890, family members took along watermelon and staged a mock battle. Reverend Henry Cooke wrote that "Cousin Frank Barker stuck them [the Watermelon Brigade] up in a pyramid on the [Green Island] lighthouse steps and 'shot them.'" Green Island was an important navigational point. In 1854, a lighthouse was consturcted on the island. Today, Green Island is owned by the state of Ohio and serves as a bird sanctuary. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Charles E. Frohman Collection en_US
dc.rights Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US
dc.rights.uri http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/photographs/display.asp?id=497&subj=photographs en_US
dc.title Picnicking on Green Island
dc.type Photographic print; black and white en_US
dc.publisher.digital Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US
dc.contributor.photographer Cooke, Reverend Henry en_US
dc.contributor.repository Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US
dc.repository.place Fremont, Ohio en_US
dc.repository.place Fremont, Ohio en_US
dc.repository.place Sandusky County, Ohio en_US

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