Tag Archives: Lake County History Center

Meet the Settlers of the Western Reserve

Our friends from Lake County History Center take you back to the very beginning of the Western Reserve. Discover the first settlers who lived, died, and were married in the Western Reserve. Also, discover what one settler did when wolves … Continue reading

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Revisit Cleveland’s Christmases of Yesteryear

The historians from the Lake County History Center will take you on a tour through the Christmases of Yesteryear during a special program we’re hosting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14. This program will bring back memories of Northeast Ohio’s … Continue reading

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Hear the Eerie Legends of Lake County

Lake County legends have fascinated locals throughout the years. Which buildings are haunted? Was there really a monster on Little Mountain? Share your own local myths and legends and learn about other puzzling and extraordinary happenings in our own backyard … Continue reading

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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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