Clyde is a city in Sandusky County, Ohio. Named after Clyde, New York, it is located 8 miles southeast of Fremont.1
Sherwood Anderson moved to Clyde when he was seven years old, staying there until his mother’s death in 1895. The small town life that he experienced there was the main influence for his most famous work, Winesburg, Ohio.2
- “Early History of Clyde,” The Early History of Clyde by W.W. Kastrup, Editor of the Clyde Enterprise. Accessed December 2, 2020.
- “Going Home To Winesburg: Sherwood Anderson’s Clyde, Ohio.” Buckeye Muse, September 12, 2016.