On July 4, 1919, Point Place was the epicenter of one the greatest upsets in boxing history, when then underdog Jack Dempsey beat Jess Willard for the world heavyweight championship.
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At the May 10 meeting, the Metroparks Toledo commissioners received an update on programming from Shannon Hughes, strategic manager of programming and interpretation, and Matt Killam, director of m
Saturday, June 1
•Point Place Days Parade, noon, begins at Summit and 108th. Sponsored by Point Place Business Association (PPBA).
Point Place and Shoreland have a strong sense of community, built through years of friendship and efforts from both individuals and groups.
A group of volunteers hopped over to “Handsome Prints,” the Point Place frog, pictured above, to help weed and plant flowers in the area surrounding the statue.