North Olmstead, Ohio: Big Wagon: Ranch of the Daredevil Woman

Daredevil rider Adele Von Ohl Parker was stranded here during the Great Depression, stayed, and brought the Wild West to Ohio.

Address:
23433 Mastick Rd, North Olmstead, OH
Directions:
Along the Rocky River, on the south side of Mastick Rd, a quarter-mile west of its intersection with Clague Rd.
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Big Wagon: Ranch of the Daredevil Woman

Big wagon and historical marker at the former ranch of lady daredevil Adele Von Ohl Parker.

[Kelly Marsh, 04/07/2017]

According to the marker, Parker was stranded here during the Great Depression, started a riding school, and it grew into a "37 year fantasy" of Wild West Shows and elephants that only ended with her death in 1966.


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