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Picture posted by Steven on Jul 16 '08

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nicole b f

Wheeling, WV

#1 Jul 24, 2008
i used to like in chardon and i was just browsing. i cannot even tell you how much this picture makes me want to get in the car and drive home. i can remember the movie theater that would be right behind the photographer and my boyfriends house on tilden ave. its such a nice place to live i miss the maple fest and well just chardon in general. i will be home one of these days!! thank you for posting the picture. a little bittersweet!!!

North Olmsted, OH

#2 Aug 12, 2008
I feel the same way about Chardon, I left town for about 12 years and moved back 16 years ago and I hav'ent missed a high school football game since. Geauga TV has a 24/7 web cam so you can see multiple pictures of the square. There address is:
lotsa memories

Whittier, CA

#3 Aug 29, 2008
Moved away 35 years ago and never looked back, although I loved the Maple Festival, the movie theater and I think it was "Riccards" bakery, they made the best lady fingers! Would like to see a pic of old Chardon High though, and the old Green Lantern if anyone has any.

North Olmsted, OH

#4 Aug 31, 2008
I will get pictures of the High School, They built a new 1 million dollar football stadium. The green lantern is gone. I barely can remember where it use to be.

Since: Feb 08


#5 Sep 8, 2008
Rickard's bakery is gone now. Louie retired. The movie theater is closed up and turned into some kind of stage theater. Richard's Maple Products is still in business. I helped tear down the Green Lantern back several years ago. I wish the B&O Railroad was still in Chardon - wish they would put it back in - right through the middle of Burger King! I hear Landmark (now Western Reserve Farm Coop) is moving to a new location. Remember Conley's? I used to love shopping there.

Chardon and the area got filled up with yuppies and urban sprawl, which ruined it. Too much traffic, too many people and houses, and too much government. Land prices got too high for the local people to afford it. So, I moved to NW Pennsylvania to an area that is pretty much exactly like Chardon was 40 years ago. I get back there now and then.

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