Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Alexis de Tocqueville
and author of
Democracy in America
visited this area
during his 1831-1832 tour of America
Placed by C-SPAN and the Cable Television Industry
while retracing the tour in 1997-1998
Erected 1998 by C-SPAN and the Cable Television Industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism.
Location. 41° 29.719′ N, 81° 42.117′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Merwin Avenue and West Street, on the right when traveling south on Merwin Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio and Erie Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Irish Famine Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John D. Rockefeller, 1839-1937 / The Standard Oil Company (about 400 feet away); Moses Cleaveland’s “Capital Town” St. John’s Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); The Old Stone Church (approx. half a mile away); Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected (approx. half a mile away); Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other stops in C-SPAN's retracing of Tocqueville's journey.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,165 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.