Wickliffe in Lake County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 41° 35.767′ N, 81° 28.627′ W. Marker is in Wickliffe, Ohio, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Road (Ohio Route 84) just east of Bishop Road (Ohio Route 84), on the right when traveling west. It is just past the Wickliffe Police Department on the driveway to city hall, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28730 Ridge Road, Wickliffe OH 44092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Kelsey Devereux and “The Spirit of ’76” (approx. Greenwood Farm (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Griffith Disaster, 1850 (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Pleasant Valley Road Bridge (approx. 3.9 miles away); Euclid v. Ambler Realty Site (approx. 4 miles away); Four Institutions of Learning (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Willoughby University of Lake Erie Medical College 1834-1847 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Willoughby Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Coulby Mansion. “Construction was started in 1913 and completed in 1915 at a cost of over $1 million dollars. Around the mansion are formal gardens, a pond, the former cow barn, a gatehouse and a public park with a nature trail. At the turn of the century, Wickliffe was home to many millionaire businessmen, including Harry C. Coulby, Fergus B. Squire, Frank Rockefeller and the Corrigan family. Until 1954 when the City of Wickliffe purchased Coulby for its municipal offices, the house had several other owners, including being used as a Catholic girls’ school. Thankfully, previous owners did not damage many of the homes original fixtures, such as chandeliers, skylight, wallpaper, and hand-carved (Submitted on May 21, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 21, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.