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The social history of urban development is defined by conflict. Individuals and groups with competing interests commonly vied with each other to create a world that best reflected their beliefs and…

Dugway Brook, among the bluestone brooks that flow into Lake Erie, is all but invisible today. Generations ago its serpentine branches plunged into culverts buried beneath streets, parking lots, and…

Experience Cleveland's Civil War history with this virtual tour through downtown Cleveland. Each stop visually depicts the city's contributions to the Civil War. Cleveland harbors many…

This tour features historic sites in or near Downtown Cleveland's Public Square and Mall. Many of the sites in this tour reflect Cleveland's two-century struggle to find a city center that…

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Cleveland Historical is a free mobile app that puts Cleveland history at your fingertips. Developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University, Cleveland Historical lets you explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped the city’s history. Learn about the region through layered, map-based, multimedia presentations, use social media to share your stories, and experience curated historical tours of Northeast Ohio.