Grand Pacific Junction

Historic Shopping District
An Historic Restoration Project by Clint Williams Realty  

Heritage Days - August 6th - 9th

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The Grand Pacific Wedding Chapel
Grand Pacific Hotel
Grand Pacific Wedding Gardens
Events Calendar
Moosehead Hoof and Ladder Restaurant
The Olde Wine Cellar
Master Cleaners
Allstate Ins.
Farmers Ins.
Crooked River Sporting Goods
The Music Box
Dolls and mini's
Matteo's Casual Italian Restaurant
Mary's Hair Salon
ETC Down Under
Taqueria Junction
Consultative Insurance Group
Second Thyme Around
Nifty Dog Shop
Shamrock & Rose Creations
A Time To Spa
Jorgensen's Apiary
Falls Ice Cream, Candy& Deli
Clementine's Garden Room & Victorian Tea
Artists' Colony
GPJ Merchants Assoc. & Antique Steam Engine
La Blanca Bridal Boutique
The Pink Bicycle Boutique
Depot Barber Shop
Photos
Community Links
Olmsted Chamber
Olmsted Schools
City of Olmsted Falls
Olmsted Township
Olmsted Community Center

Grand Pacific Junction - Olmsted Falls - Ohio

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Walk into Grand Pacific Junction™ and step back more than 100 years.

The mystique and intrigue of the various architectural designs in historic Olmsted Falls, produce an ambiance of unbelievable nature. It is one of the most authentic and original revitalized downtown historical districts in Ohio. Architectural make-up of this area is late 1880s flat storefront construction, Greek revival with post beam construction, late Victorian and Mid-1920's commercial storefront.

Surrounding you are some of the same buildings David Stearns, who was the second settler in 1816, wrote about in 1879 when he described the town as having "four general stores, two drug stores, one tailor shop, one broom factory, one felloe (wagon wheel) shop, and one lumber yard." The population that year was 700, with three churches and the Union Schoolhouse.

The name of the town came from Aaron Olmsted, who bought the acreage describe as Township Six of Range 15 of the land The Connecticut Land Company had purchased from the Indians and named the Western Reserve in 1805. It had been called Olmsted from 1829 until 1851, when the land between Plum Creek and Rocky River became officially known as Olmsted Falls. At this time the railroads had arrived and the Grand Pacific Hotel was moved to its present location in 1858.

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