Oral History Project | Steve Rockwell

Milan Mayor Steve Rockwell shares his memories of many events from childhood through his years as a lineman electrician for the village.

 


Narrator:
Rockwell, Steve
Date of interview:
April 21, 2010
Occupations:
 
Former Milan-Berlin Library Trustee, Former Township Trustee, Current Milan Mayor

Timestamps

0:30
Discussion of cemetery photo
1:40
Abbott’s tomb
2:20
Glowing cross
3:30
Halloween party
5:05
Huron Institute
5:30
1851 Milan Cemetery established
5:45
Location of Huron Institute
6:55
Employment with cemetery and village
7:55
Memories of father, former Mayor Glen “Rocky” Rockwell, Sr.
12:10
Vacation to old air base in Mississippi
14:45
1972 – First graduation class from new high school
15:15
Selling produce as a child
16:40
Good friends
17:28
Party line phone
19:15
Corner Cupboard / Dairy Bar
20:45
Hill Races
23:30
Melon Festival
24:30
1969 Flood/ Ledger explosion
27:20
1978 Blizzard
30:08
CertainTeed distribution center
31:30
Lineman / Electrician Village of Milan
33:00
American Municipal Power of Ohio
34:00
Green energy
35:50
Changes in township jobs
39:00
Quality people of Milan

 

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