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.
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.
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); John D. Rockefeller, 1839-1937 / The Standard Oil Company (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Com. Oliver Hazard Perry Dear General, We have met the enemy and they are ours (approx. 0.6 miles away); Navy Bicentennial (approx. 0.6 miles 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.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.