These 10 Historical Societies Will Show You Greater Cleveland’s Hidden Past
The history of Cleveland is largely common knowledge to locals. Moses Cleaveland arrived here in 1796, naming the community he founded for himself… but he would never return to his namesake city. Does the rest of Greater Cleveland have unique founding stories like this one? What was life like in yesteryear in the suburbs? Through the local historical societies near Cleveland, we are able to find these answers… and many operate museums that the public can visit! The following 10 local landmarks belong on your bucket list:
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These incredible museums are operated by historical societies near Cleveland, and they all tell the story of life in this area. Which of these local landmarks is your favorite to visit? Tell us in the comments!
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.