History’s John Grabowski discusses origins and spelling of street names in Northeast Ohio

On WKSU, John Grabowski, the Krieger Mueller Associate Professor of Applied History, weighed in on the origins—and correct spellings—of certain street names in Northeast Ohio. “I think the interesting thing about old names is not only to investigate which ones are right or wrong, but as we’ve been discussing—what are their meanings? Who ascribes the meaning to them? What authority can we look to as the ultimate authority for naming them?”

Link to the segment Cornering the spelling, punctuation of street names. OH Really?