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The Union Club

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
The Union Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 18, 2021
1. The Union Club Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
1905

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 41° 30.056′ N, 81° 41.069′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from East 12th Street just north of Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level just to the right of the East 12th Street entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1211 Euclid Avenue, 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. Detective Martin J. McFadden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cleveland Theater District (about 600 feet away); 'Abdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith (about 700 feet away); Cleveland Grays (approx. 0.2 miles away); Inaugural Game (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert William Andrew Feller (approx.
The Union Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 18, 2021
2. The Union Club Marker
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¼ mile away); Tony Pena Heroics (approx. ¼ mile away); Bob Feller (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Regarding The Union Club. National Register of Historic Places #74001456.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Union Club of Cleveland. One of the oldest social organizations in Cleveland, it was incorporated on 25 Sept. 1872. A group of 81 men who had originally belonged to the Cleveland Club formed the new group for the purpose of having a place "for reading, for discussing the topics of the day, for entertaining and for promoting physical training and education." In 1882, ladies were given their own dining room and lounge within the club, but were not permitted to become members. A clubhouse, designed by Cleveland architect Chas. F. Schweinfurth, was dedicated on 6 Dec. 1905 and remains the club's home. (Submitted on September 20, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. The Union Club of Cleveland. In the early years of the Union Club, the membership roster included U.S. Presidents Grant, Hayes, Garfield, McKinley and Taft. Other notable names included inventors Charles Brush, Caesar Grasselli, businessman William Rockefeller and famed surgeon George Crile. In 1983 the first woman,
Union Club Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 18, 2021
3. Union Club Plaque
The Union Club, Founded 1872
(mounted to the right of entrance staircase)
Karen Horn, was admitted as a member will full privileges, allowing women entrance through the front door, use of the marble staircase, and access to the entire club. Mary Lynn Laughlin was named the first woman President of the Union Club in May 2007. On May 28, 2015, Randy McShepard was named the first African American President of the Union Club. (Submitted on September 20, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
The Union Club image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 18, 2021
4. The Union Club
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 20, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Aug. 10, 2022