Tag Archives: Cleveland history

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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Travel to Eliot Ness’ Cleveland

Travel back to the era of Untouchables and learn about Eliot Ness during an online program we’re hosting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1. Eliot Ness served as Cleveland’s Safety Director for Mayor Harold Burton during the years of 1935 to 1941. In … 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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5 Facts about the Garfield Family & Mentor Public Library

We’re fortunate to be neighbors with the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. They lead a monthly a Civil War series at our Main Branch and are a wonderful resource to have nearby. Moreover, the Garfield family has a long … Continue reading

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