On Monday, July 7th at 6:00, I’ll be doing a book signing and discussing my book at the Schiappa Library. Hope to see some of you there!
Tomorrow, Saturday, June 14th, from 11:00 to 3:00, don’t forget to come to the Historic Fort Steuben museum gift shop, where I’ll be signing my books. The gift shop will have them for sale. Don’t worry if they run out–I’ll have plenty more! Looking forward to my very first book signing and meeting everyone! If you’ve already read the book, let me know what you think. You can also leave your comments on this website or on the facebook site: Mobsters, Madams and Murder in Steubenville, Ohio. Come to downtown Steubenville and enjoy the festivities this weekend. The weather should be beautiful!
Please come to Historic Fort Steuben on Saturday, June 14th from 11:00 to 3:00. Browse around the Fort and enjoy the small hometown feel of downtown Steubenville. I will be signing my books in the museum gift shop in the Fort. Look forward to seeing you there as Steubenville celebrates the Dean Martin Festival.
Susan M. Guy was born and raised in Jefferson County, Ohio. Following in the footsteps of her father, retired Wintersville Police Captain, Robert “Red” Nottingham, Susan was a Cross Creek Township Police Officer for fifteen years, earning the rank of sergeant. Since 1994, she has been employed by the state of Ohio as a correctional officer.
Susan’s hobbies include genealogy and writing, which she often combines to tell the stories of persons long passed, believing that everyone deserves to be remembered. She was inducted into the Fort Steuben Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution in 2009, and serves as public relations director for the Tri State Writers Society, a local writers’ group. She credits the group and its founder, local author, Karina Garrison, for asking her to write a short story assignment on prostitution in Steubenville’s Water Street red-light district. The story took on a life of its own as the urge to dig for more and more information took over. The result became this book, Mobsters, Madams and Murder in Steubenville, Ohio, (The Story of Little Chicago).
Nick’s buried in this unmarked grave in Steubenville’s Mt. Calvary Cemetery. He got what was coming to him in the end. You can read his story in the soon-to-be released true crime book, Mobsters, Madams and Murder in Steubenville, Ohio (The Story of Little Chicago), by Susan M. Guy. Published by The History Press.
The young girl in this unmarked grave at Brooke Cemetery led a short, sad life on Water Street in Steubenville, Ohio. Her death was mysterious and ugly, but listed as a suicide. At least she’s blessed with a beautiful view from her final resting place. Read Mae’s short, short story in the upcoming book, Mobsters, Madams and Murder in Steubenville, Ohio (The Story of Little Chicago), by Susan M. Guy.
IN 1922, JEFFERSON COUNTY, OHIO LED THE NATION IN PROHIBITION OFFICER MURDERS: MOST OF THEM STILL UNSOLVED
Gambling, prostitution and bootlegging have been going on in Steubenville for well over one hundred years. Its Water Street red-light district drew men from hundreds of miles away, as well as underage runaways. The white slave trade was rampant, and along with all the vice crimes, murders became a weekly occurrence. Law enforcement seemed to turn a blind eye, and cries of political corruption were heard in the state capital. This scenario replayed itself over and over again during the past century as mobsters and madams ruled and murders plagued the city and county at an alarming rate. Newspapers nationwide would come to nickname this mecca of murder “Little Chicago.”