Parma in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2002 by Cuyahoga Community College, "Proud of Parma," Inc., and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 30-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Science & Medicine • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 41° 22.094′ N, 81° 45.605′ W. Marker is in Parma, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of York Road and Moore Drive on York Road. Marker is in a little square of landscaped garden by itself. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Cleveland OH 44130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. German Central Organization (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Stearns Homestead (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Brick Rural Road in United States (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old District 10 Schoolhouse (approx. 3.2 miles away); Woodvale Union Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hampson Post No. 499 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); John Shepherd - An American Hero (approx. 4 miles away); Berea District Seven School (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parma.
More about this marker. Though the address is on Pleasant Valley Road, the actual marker is on the York Road side. The college is Cuyahoga Community College (CCC) and is so large it can be accessed from York or Pleasant Valley roads from various entries.
Regarding Crile Hospital. There is an additional museum (limited times to view) located within the "learning center" wing of CCC West. It has lots of pictures and memorabilia from the hospital.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2009, by Lora Szloh of Berea, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,905 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Lora Szloh of Berea, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.