Most People Don’t Realize That There Is A Confederate Cemetery Hiding Near Cleveland
Here in Cleveland, the evidence of the Civil War is as visible as it is in the postbellum South. From our incredible monument in Public Square to purported stops on the Underground Railroad, the victory of the Union was celebrated vividly here in Greater Cleveland. Amazingly, the influence of the Confederacy isn’t too far from home. Would you be surprised to learn that there is a Confederate cemetery near Cleveland? While this may sound like a local legend, there actually is a historic Confederate resting place located just off of Lake Erie’s coast. Buckle up, because this adventure will take you on a trip through time.
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There’s much to discover on Lake Erie’s shore… and just off its coast. Did you know that there is a Confederate cemetery near Cleveland? What surprised you most about this historic site?
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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