Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1979 by the Cleveland Landmarks Commission, the Rotary Club of Cleveland, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 13-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1861.
Location. 41° 30.667′ N, 81° 38.648′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Yellow House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Dunham Tavern Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dunham Tavern (approx. half a mile away); The History of Hough (1799-1979) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonel Charles Young (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sarah Benedict House (approx. one mile away); Upbeat (approx. 1.3 miles away); Journalist Dorothy Fuldheim (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Regarding League Park. The space is now a city park, though it is no longer set up for baseball. It may be the only baseball venue with such significance where a father and son can still come to to play catch.
Also see . . . Entry on the Park from the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. (Submitted on April 9, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.