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Discover the history of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens

You may already be familiar with the loveliness of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens – the more than 30 themed gardens that beautify the drive along Martin Luther King Jr. and East boulevards in Cleveland – but do you know their history? Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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Travel to Eliot Ness’ Cleveland

Travel back to the era of Untouchables and learn about Eliot Ness’s tenure in Cleveland. Eliot Ness served as Cleveland’s Safety Director for Mayor Harold Burton during the years of 1935 to 1941. In these short years, Cleveland went from the most … Continue reading

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Discover Lake Erie ‘Riverside’ shipwreck

Explore a sunken schooner and discover the great storm that downed it during an online program we’re hosting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Presenter Kevin Magee will discuss the storm of 1893 that sunk the Riverside in Lake … Continue reading

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Discover the history of the Terminal Tower and Cleveland’s Union Terminal

For nearly a century, the Terminal Tower has loomed over Cleveland’s skyline. But what do you know about the landmark? Presenters Rebecca McFarland and Tom Pappas will share fascinating information about the Tower and the brothers who built it – along with the … Continue reading

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Take a trip to Bomb City, USA

Learn about the bloody war between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Cleveland mafia during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9, at our Main Branch. The battle was so fatal and explosive that it left Cleveland … Continue reading

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