Grand Pacific Junction

Historic Shopping District
An Historic Restoration Project by Clint Williams Realty  

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Olmsted Chamber
Olmsted Schools
City of Olmsted Falls
Olmsted Township
Olmsted Community Center

Grand Pacific Hotel

Wedding Gardens

Wedding Chapel

Wedding Services

Merchant's Association

Merchant's Map

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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.