Snippets of Bay Village History: No cows on Lake Road

The Wischmeyer family lived on Lake Road just east of Dover Center Road. Regina Catherine “Granny” Wischmeyer is pictured with cows in front of the family barn.

Farm animals are prohibited in Bay Village today, but at one time we had a law on the books making it illegal to walk a cow down Lake Road. Evidently, at one time, our early farmers held up traffic walking their cows down the road, and this became a problem in the village!

Kay Laughlin

I am the Historian for the Bay Village Historical Society. Member and Past President of the society. Lived in the village since 1936.

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Volume 7, Issue 11, Posted 9:08 PM, 07.15.2020