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Sharing its southern border with two slave states, Ohio was a key player in the operations of the Underground Railroad in the years leading up to the Civil War. Many different routes runaway slaves…

Cedar Fairmount has long served as a gateway to Cleveland Heights. This village center developed in response to the meteoric rise in population as thousands of Clevelanders followed the lead of…

This tour explores the collection of cultural institutions that surround Wade Park in Cleveland's University Circle neighborhood. University Circle, which originated as a trolley turnaround, had…

The Moreland neighborhood is located in the southwestern corner of Shaker Heights near the intersection of Chagrin Boulevard and Lee Road. The neighborhood is architecturally unique in Shaker Heights…

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Cleveland Historical is an award-winning website and mobile app developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University. This project represents the ongoing research of hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, staff, and volunteers. Download the app – available for both iOS and Android – to explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped the city’s history.