9 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Cleveland

Clevelanders know that their beloved city has a vast and unusual history. After all, as a city with a giant free stamp right next to our city hall, you just know we have a few stories to tell. The truth is that many of our stories are a blend of fact and fiction, but that’s just a part of our city’s identity. We’re magical and a little bit unbelievable, but when you understand our history, it makes perfect sense.

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Cleveland has a history that is wonderfully weird, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Maybe, over the next century or so, you and your kind will add to its growing legacy of lore.

Want to experience history hands-on? Check out these incredible Cleveland parks where memories have been made for generations.