Ravenna History

Ravenna Temperance Society 1830 -1839


The Ravenna Temperance Society was formed in 1830 "for the purpose of countering the contaminating influence of Intemperance."  Many of the Society's documents survive. 


Ravenna Bicentennial Quilt


quiltThe Bicentennial Quilt was made by the Calico Hearts Quilt Guild of Ravenna.  After the project's inception in the Summer of 1998, the quilt was worked on by individual members and collectively at guild meetings.  After a committee made fabric selections, an overall design and layout was decided upon.


Benjamin Tappan: Founder of Ravenna, Ohio

TappanTappan was a frontier lawyer and later a Jacksonian Democratic Senator from Ohio.