Did you know that from 1662 to 1796 Northeastern Ohio was owned by the state of Connecticut? This area was known as the Connecticut Western Reserve and we can still see traces of New England Culture today in our cuisine, architecture, agriculture, and traditions!
Come celebrate Ohio's most unique heritage at Skok Meadow, where the Western Reserve's history is still alive. Discover what pioneer life was like in the Ohio wilderness, while realizing the hardship settlers had to overcome.
Participate in games and activities on watersheds and trees
Learn about the foods settlers hunted and gathered from the land
Hear a presentation on the Connecticut Western Reserve
Guided hikes through our new flower meadow
Find out what a girdled road really is
Meet other organizations dedicated to the history of our area
South Entrance: Take I-90 to Rt. 44 south. Turn left (east) onto Girdled Road for about 2.5 miles. Turn right (south) onto Rt. 608 for about 2 miles. Turn left (east) onto Radcliffe Road for .3 mile. Proceed to Girdled Road Reservation, located on the left (north).