Few People Know The Mysterious History Of Ohio’s Lost Island

By now, you’ve likely learned that Ohio is home to several islands. (Be sure to check out this list.) But you’ve likely never heard of Turtle Island. Long-forgotten, slowly shrinking and reclaimed by nature, this abandoned island has an intriguing history most Ohioans aren’t familiar with. It’s hiding in Lake Erie, just a few miles from Maumee Bay.

***Please note: Trespassing on Turtle Island is prohibited and dangerous. Do not attempt to explore it.

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For more islands in Ohio, check out our previous article: Here Are 8 Islands In Ohio That Are An Absolute Must Visit.