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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Westlake in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Clague Family Homestead

Clague Family Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 6, 2019
1. Clague Family Homestead Marker
Inscription.  The Clague House and barn serve the community as a museum, history library, and a community theater. It is also a reminder of the area’s agrarian past and is a memorial to the philanthropic generosity of the Clagues. Robert Clague first came to Dover Township from the Isle of Man in 1829. Clague briefly returned to his native lands in 1837 he arrived back in Dover with his wife and infant. The couple raised nine children on the 78 acre farm. The Italianate structure, built in 1876, is the third home constructed on the Clague property. In 1926, surviving children Walter and Sophronia donated the farm to Dover Township for the creation of Clague Memorial Park.
Erected 2013 by the Westlake Historical Society, the Stanton-Pfister family, the Walter family, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 113-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
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28′ N, 81° 52.938′ W. Marker is in Westlake, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Clague Road south of Concord Drive, on the left when traveling south. Use the parking lot for the Clague Playhouse Community Threatre. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1371 Clague Rd, Westlake OH 44145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Astronaut Robert Franklyn Overmyer (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Colonel John Bradstreet's Disaster (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bain Park Cabin (approx. 2.4 miles away); Calhoon Memorial Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cowan Pottery (approx. 2˝ miles away); Jack Miner (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer Days (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Calhoon Memorial Park (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westlake.
Clague Family Homestead and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 6, 2019
2. Clague Family Homestead and Marker
The Clagues image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 6, 2019
3. The Clagues
Close up of photo embedded in the historical marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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