Lake County History Center Founded in 1938

A Portal in Time – Mooreland Mansion

A Portal in Time – Mooreland Mansion

Mooreland Mansion was the summer home of Edward, a Cleveland capitalist whose fortunes derived from banking, railroad and telephone interests. Continue reading 

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Lake County’s Forgotten Commerce Part II

Lake County’s Forgotten Commerce Part II

Our entrepreneurial trek across Lake County’s earliest years continues

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Lake County’s Forgotten Commerce

Lake County’s Forgotten Commerce

 Click here to get a snapshot of the early entrepreneurs who made commerce hum…

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Lake Metroparks-opoly

Lake Metroparks-opoly

Lake County’s beautiful parks are waiting.  Try the quiz…  

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

The Story Behind Girdled Road

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Mentor & U.S. Route 20  —  ‘The Road Most Traveled’

Mentor & U.S. Route 20 — ‘The Road Most Traveled’

“To all who remember the crowding and heat in the backseat of the family sedan…”    

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Willowick-opoly

Willowick-opoly

Some of our county’s best kept historical facts remain largely unknown to our community members. Time has changed the footprint of the city of Willowick. First surveyed by General Moses Cleveland in 1796, Willowick was from the years 1788-1839 known as Willoughby Township. Today’s historical…

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Destination Lake County-Summer Drive-It Yourself Tour

Destination Lake County-Summer Drive-It Yourself Tour

Ohio’s smallest county has the most history. Summer is finally in the air and people are eager to get out and about once again.  Destination Lake County invites you to be a tourist in your own back yard.  Here are highlights of just a few…

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How Much Do You Know About Lake Metroparks?

How Much Do You Know About Lake Metroparks?

How Much Do You Know About Lake Metroparks? In 1958 a group of citizens from Lake County had a vision of a local park system. Our county shared acreage with two state designated wild and scenic rivers, various watersheds and open space as well as…

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OLD OHIO SCHOOLS: THEN and NOW

OLD OHIO SCHOOLS: THEN and NOW

OLD OHIO SCHOOLS: THEN and NOW. (Memories of our Youth)   Since 2010 I have been asked to return to my old school and speak to students on the occasion of Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees. In 2012, I had the opportunity to take my…

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