Posts Tagged ‘history’

Great Lakes Exposition in Cleveland

Learn about the Great Lakes Exposition of 1936 and 1937, presented by the Cleveland Metroparks.  The Bay Village Historical Society quarterly potluck dinner begins with a social at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and program at 7. Great Lakes Expo brought 7 million people to Lake Erie: Remember When Share:

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Lake Erie view from Bay Village’s Lakeside Cemetery

Lakeside Cemetery, on Lake Road in Bay Village, has to be one of the prettiest places to rest in peace.  The land was donated in 1814 by Reuben and Sarah Osborn, when Sarah’s sister, Rebecca Porter, drowned in the Rocky River.  See the cemetery and read the history of some of its inhabitants at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.…

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Tour the National Museum of the Great Lakes

Ever been to the National Museum of the Great Lakes? I hadn’t. And I was missing out on so much cool history, from the luxury cruise ships plying the lakes at the turn of the 19th century to the shipwreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. See photos and fun facts on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Reminisce on the Geneva-on-the-Lake Summer Fun Heritage Trail

Remember the beauty pageants at the Burlesque? Or the shaved ice at the Popcorn Ball? Both businesses boomed during the heyday of Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio’s first resort.  The strip on Lake Erie is honoring its memories with the Geneva-on-the-Lake Summer Fun Heritage Trail.  See dozens of the signs on cleveland.com.  Share:

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Historic Stonehenge Estate on Put-in-Bay

” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Here’s your chance to own the historic Stonehenge Estate on Put-in-Bay, with seven buildings on nearly 6 acres. The property — for sale by owners for $1.5 million — was once a grape-growing farm, typical of South Bass Island in the 19th century. The four-bedroom stone farmhouse (built circa…

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