To estimate the relative proximity of the Meechan farm and the Curran farm, I picked addresses that are roughly where their homes were located. The Meechan location is 2514 Reimer Road, Wadsworth; the Curran location is 5954 Taylor Road, Norton Township.
Route and travel time by foot:
Here’s the route and travel time by car:
The route and travel time by bike:
Considering there would be a lot of horse carriage traffic, despite the new and affordable Model-T, I believe carriage travel time might be similar to biking. I will look at train travel later. I’d like to dig up some maps and routes.
Burns, T. (n.d.) How fast could they travel. Weblog entry retrieved from http://www.terryburns.net/How_fast_could_they_travel.htm