Cherrywood Neighborhood History

A CNA Perspective

By Jim Walker Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

In the early 1980s, the area we know as Cherrywood had no neighborhood association, but a handful of champions who dealt with issues. Sparked by an initiative to…

The Roots of Cherrywood

By Gordon Bennett and Rebecca Kohout Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Cherrywood wasn’t Cherrywood until the 1980s, when the neighborhood took its name from Cherrywood Road. Up until then, the area was a collection of smaller…

Cherrywood History: Delwood Behold, the Future is Now!

1951 newspaper promo for Delwood Center details how Delwood came to be

Researched by Rebecca Kohout, written by Steve Wilson (Reposted from the Winter Flea)

When you cut out the fluff and hyperbole about the “realization of a dream” and…

The Mystery and History of French Place Part Deux

How did the inventor of the bucket seat and a WAC officer with top-secret clearance end up here?

Written by Rebecca Kohout

In 1850, Peyton Wade Nowlin bought a second 40 acres of land from George McClintock for $280. This…

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