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Lift Bridge Community Association

Among the port where the Ashtabula River meets Lake Erie is a vibrant entertainment district in Northeast Ohio known for its historic buildings, local retail shops, and eclectic restaurants.  During the 19th century, Ashtabula Harbor was considered a major stop on the Underground Railroad during the American Civil War where slaves once boarded ships here to freedom North across Lake Erie on their way to Canada.  The area is known for a variety of great events including the Beach Glass Festival, Wine & Walleye Festival, The Arts on Bridge Street and more. Visit the Historic Ashtabula Harbor to explore a variety of flavors, sights, sounds, and history.