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Enjoy a Celebration Presentation of Cleveland Indians Nation

Enjoy a fun and enlightening journey through Cleveland Indians history at Mentor Public Library with Martin Gitlin, the author of the Ultimate Cleveland Indians Time Machine Book. Gitlin’s talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 9, at the … Continue reading

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Explore the Urban Legends of Ohio

Ohio is stuffed with frightening folktales and chilling legends. Have you heard of Cry Baby Bridge? Helltown? The Melon Heads that were rumored to live in Kirtland? Our own Ms. Mollie introduces you to the stories behind the legends of … Continue reading

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Uncover the Hidden History of Lake County

Jennifer Boresz Engelking joins us for an interview and explains how an amusement park and shipwreck kindled her interest in local history and inspired her to write Hidden History of Lake County, Ohio. She also describes the research her book … Continue reading

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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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Learn the history of maple sugaring

We hosted a sweet program on the origins of maple sugaring earlier this month. Geauga Park District Naturalist Karie Wheaton describes the history of maple sugar and maple syrup production in Northeast Ohio. She’s hosting another talk about the science … Continue reading

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