There’s No Other Museum In America Quite Like This One Near Cleveland
Northeast Ohio hides many spectacular destinations in plain sight. Driving through Lakewood’s Birdtown, you would never guess that one seemingly commonplace church actually houses a museum that’s unlike any other in the nation. Many of its displays come right out of Cleveland, offering you an unrivaled glimpse into the city’s religious past.
Editor’s Note: This awesome destination is now known as The Sanctuary Museum, though you’ll find that its collections are still downright divine.
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If these stunning statues had not been rescued and restored by the museum, they likely would have left the area to grace churches out of state. This museum, which is housed at the stunning site of what was once a Polish-speaking parish, preserves a piece of local history in a way that no other museum in the nation has.
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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