Tag Archives: Lake County History Center

Discover history through games

As part of our 200th anniversary, we’re hosting a pair of programs where kids can learn about history through games. First, children can play the Township Game at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at our Main Branch. Kids in … Continue reading

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The story of the Willoughby chemical weapons plant

Did you know that Willoughby housed a chemical weapons plant during World War I? Learn more about this surprising piece of local history during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, at our Main Branch. Jeffrey Frischkorn, former … Continue reading

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Travel to the Lake County’s posh, Gilded-Age past

Did you know that Lake County used to be the preferred vacation destination for the wealthy in the 19th century? Specifically, Little Mountain Road in Mentor and Concord Township used to be dotted with grand hotels, bath houses and extravagant … Continue reading

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Fun is never old-fashioned

Kids played old-fashioned games like croquet, drop the handkerchief, bocce, and the game of graces earlier this summer at the Lake Branch with our friends from Lake County History Center. And, while the games might be old-fashioned, fun is never … Continue reading

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Travel back to 1819 at our Headlands Branch

As part of our bicentennial celebration, kids can travel back to 1819 during a special program at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 29, at our Headlands Branch. Our friends from the Lake County History Center will teach kids about churning butter, … Continue reading

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