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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lakewood
Lakewood, Ohio and Vicinity
▶ Cuyahoga County (190) ▶ Geauga County (29) ▶ Lake County (45) ▶ Lorain County (43) ▶ Medina County (16) ▶ Portage County (32) ▶ Summit County (97)
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|On this site, Alexander Winton (1860-1932), an American automobile
pioneer, built and lived in a lakefront estate named Roseneath.
Winton was born in Scotland and immigrated to the United States as
a young man, settling in Cleveland. In the early . . . — — Map (db m136894) HM|
|Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland was a prominent nineteenth century professor, physician, naturalist, and horticulturalist. In 1837, Kirtland purchased land in Rockport Township that stretched from Madison Avenue to Lake Erie. Kirtland used that land as a . . . — — Map (db m136827) HM|
|The changing use of this land, now Lakewood Park, reflects the
development of Lakewood, Ohio from a small agricultural community
to a thriving modern suburb. Early settler John Honam''s property
stretched north from Detroit Avenue to Lake Erie, . . . — — Map (db m136862) HM|
|Lakewood's oldest frame house.
Lakewood Historical Society
Courtesy of the Junior Board & the Fieg Sewering Co. — — Map (db m18042) HM|
This house of
was built circa 1838 by
A Scottish Weaver
This tablet placed by
Lakewood Chapter, D.A.R. 1949 — — Map (db m17918) HM|
|On April 29, 1879, using arc carbons from the forerunner of The National Carbon Company, the City of Cleveland was illuminated by the world’s first practical electric street lamp. The National Carbon Company was established in Cleveland, Ohio in . . . — — Map (db m136896) HM|