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.
23433 Mastick Rd, North Olmstead, OH
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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