Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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In 1882, Jeptha Wade, founder of early telecommunications giant Western Union, donated the large tract of land that became Wade Park. In 1916, in accordance with the terms of Wade's gift, The Cleveland Museum of Art opened in the park. Over the years many other institutions, as well as their benefactors, have made their homes here. In 1931, The Cleveland Orchestra found a permanent home in Severance Hall and University Hospitals of Cleveland was dedicated, firmly establishing University Circle as a premier urban district. The Circle
Erected 2000 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Longaberger Company, University Circle Incorporated, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 19-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Education • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1799.
Location. 41° 30.615′ N, 81° 36.736′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Wade Oval near Jeptha Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Waddell Chesnutt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fields of Ideals (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Home of the Poet Harold Hart Crane (approx. 0.4 miles away); Michelson-Morley Experiment (approx. half a mile away); The Cozad-Bates House / Anti-Slavery and Abolition (approx. half a mile away); Frances Payne Bolton (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School FireHenry A. Sherwin (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,059 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.