You Must Visit These 10 Cleveland Parks That Are Overflowing With History

Cleveland is well known for its fantastic parks, which have earned the nickname of “The Emerald Necklace.” Spectacular shades of emerald, peridot, and jade paint the natural landscape, concealing a secret or two beneath the leaves and hidden natural space. What makes these Cleveland gems so historic? Their stories may surprise you.

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To some degree, we often forget the significance of local parks. Not only do they preserve a natural space that provides a getaway from the hustle and bustle of life, but many local parks house pristine historic sites that are hidden local landmarks. What is your favorite historic park?

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