Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Rossford, Ohio!
125 years and growing!
From its beginnings in 1898 when Edward Ford created a new “company town” focused on glass making, to its growing success in 2023, Rossford has always been known as a city that families and businesses, large and small, have proudly called “home.”
Get ready for a host of fun activities to mark Rossford’s 125th anniversary in 2023. Check out the exciting schedule of events planned for this year, including trolley tours of historic homes in Eagle Point Colony, tours of the former iconic Libbey Owens Ford Company, historical re-enactments of Edward Ford, a special Downtown celebration in conjunction with Stroll the Street and a “follow-me” parade. Plus, a two-day anniversary celebration on Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, in conjunction with the 2023 Rossford Riverfest, featuring delicious food, music, a carnival, games, and a spectacular fireworks display.
Happy Anniversary, Rossford, Ohio!
Fun Facts About Rossford
Not yet a village in 1938, but with an influx of immigrants and growing families, Rossford was home to 16 grocery stores, nine gasoline stations, four barber shops and three restaurants!