Ohio's Lake Erie Islands: A Brief History in Words and Picturesby Chad Waffen
Strewn across the Western Basin of Lake Erie, Ohioâ€™s Lake Erie islands are often known as the â€œVacationland of the Midwestâ€ . This book provides a firsthand look at each of the islands, their varied histories, and their natural beauty, using words and original photography. Included in this book is a detailed look at some of the most popular Ohio islands to visit â€“ Kelleys, Put-In-Bay/South Bass, and Middle Bass â€“ as well as information on some of the lesser-known islands such as North Bass, Rattlesnake, Green, Gibraltar, and others.
Chad Waffen is a part-time resident of Kelleys Island, and otherwise lives outside of Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and three children. An avid boater, Chad has been visiting and exploring around the islands since the 1980s, and has a specific interest in their historical and natural features. He can often be found toting his mountain bike by boat between the islands