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Westlake in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Clague Family Homestead

 
 
Clague Family Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 6, 2019
1. Clague Family Homestead Marker
Inscription.  The Clague House and barn serve the community as a museum, history library, and a community theater. It is also a reminder of the area’s agrarian past and is a memorial to the philanthropic generosity of the Clagues. Robert Clague first came to Dover Township from the Isle of Man in 1829. Clague briefly returned to his native lands in 1837 he arrived back in Dover with his wife and infant. The couple raised nine children on the 78 acre farm. The Italianate structure, built in 1876, is the third home constructed on the Clague property. In 1926, surviving children Walter and Sophronia donated the farm to Dover Township for the creation of Clague Memorial Park.
 
Erected 2013 by the Westlake Historical Society, the Stanton-Pfister family, the Walter family, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 113-18.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 28′ N, 81° 52.938′ W. Marker is in Westlake,
Clague Family Homestead and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 6, 2019
2. Clague Family Homestead and Marker
Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Clague Road south of Concord Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Use the parking lot for the Clague Playhouse Community Threatre. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1371 Clague Rd, Westlake OH 44145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Astronaut Robert Franklyn Overmyer (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Colonel John Bradstreet's Disaster (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bain Park Cabin (approx. 2.4 miles away); Calhoon Memorial Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cowan Pottery (approx. 2½ miles away); Jack Miner (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer Days (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Calhoon Memorial Park (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westlake.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The Clagues image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 6, 2019
3. The Clagues
Close up of photo embedded in the historical marker.
 
More. Search the internet for Clague Family Homestead.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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