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Compiled from these sources: http://cityofmentor.com/live/mentor-cemetery/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs/mentor/muny.html http://www.cemeteryregister.com/search.asp?id=OH_MENTOR In a 1954 interview with the “Painesville…

Compiled from these sources: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs/willoughby/village.html In early 1800 this section of the country (Northeast Ohio) was surveyed by a group of men from Connecticut. Some of them decided to make this area…

Compiled from these sources: http://www.cityofwickliffe.com/residents/wickliffe-information/cemetery.asp http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs/willoughby/wickliff.html The Wickliffe Cemetery, established circa 1808, is the final resting…

In the 1950s and 1960’s, Lake County was booming both in prosperity and population (nearly doubling during this time from 75,979 in 1950 to 148,700 in 1960), transforming from largely rural villages and farms into modern postwar suburbs. Due to…

Although this cemetery might be thought to be in old Willoughby Township by current maps, it was originally in Kirtland. As Willoughby gained more land it split the cemetery down the middle. In fact, the Featherstone plot was half in Kirtland and…

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The Lake County Historical Society along with the Cleveland Foundation Lake/Geauga Fund are happy to bring these historic walking and driving tours to you. Explore each site and tour around Lake County, take photos and share your experiences with #LakeHistory. All walking and driving tours are located in Lake County, Ohio. Lake County is Ohio's smallest county and was formed in 1840. Interesting fact: 2/3rds of Lake County is underneath Lake Erie. Read more About Us