Lakewood in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Robert Russell Rhodes built his summer cottage, “The Hickories,” in 1881. Over the years, he expanded the home, eventually making Lakewood his year-round residence. “The Hickories” was one of many large estates lining Lake Avenue. The City of Lakewood converted the
Erected 2011 by Lakewood Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 102-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas • 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 1834.
Location. 41° 29.61′ N, 81° 47.791′ W. Marker is in Lakewood, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Belle Avenue and Lake Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Belle Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14532 Lake Ave, Lakewood OH 44107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oldest Stone House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alexander Winton Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); Nicholson Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); The National Carbon Company / GrafTech International (approx. Detroit Avenue Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Cowan Pottery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer Days (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakewood.
Also see . . . Lakewood Park Web Page. This 31 acre lakefront park offers: the Foster swimming pool, a children’s wading pool, Flexcourt tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, a skate park, Kids Cove Playground, free concerts at the bandstand, brick lakefront promenade, picnic areas, softball fields and the Old Stone House Museum. (Submitted on July 18, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.