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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Westlake, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Cuyahoga County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Cuyahoga County, OH (190) Geauga County, OH (30) Lake County, OH (45) Lorain County, OH (43) Medina County, OH (18) Portage County, OH (32) Summit County, OH (104)  CuyahogaCounty(190) Cuyahoga County (190)  GeaugaCounty(30) Geauga County (30)  LakeCounty(45) Lake County (45)  LorainCounty(43) Lorain County (43)  MedinaCounty(18) Medina County (18)  PortageCounty(32) Portage County (32)  SummitCounty(104) Summit County (104)
Location of Westlake, Ohio
    Cuyahoga County (190)
    Geauga County (30)
    Lake County (45)
    Lorain County (43)
    Medina County (18)
    Portage County (32)
    Summit County (104)
 
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1Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Westlake — 118-18 — Astronaut Robert Franklyn Overmyer
Marine Colonel Robert F. Overmyer was born July 14, 1936 in Lorain, but always considered Westlake, where his family had lived since 1941, to be his hometown. He graduated from Westlake High School in 1954. After earning a bachelor’s degree in . . . Map (db m134308) HM
2Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Westlake — 113-18 — Clague Family Homestead
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 . . . Map (db m134303) HM
3Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Westlake — 5-18 — Jack Miner
Jack Miner, noted conservationist and naturalist, was born at this site on April 10, 1865. Miner, who moved to Ontario, Canada, in 1878, achieved worldwide recognition for his pioneering studies of waterfowl migration. His work with migrating birds . . . Map (db m11545) HM
4Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Westlake — 103-18 — Leverett Johnson / Evergreen CemeteryWestlake’s First Settler /                                                        
Leverett Johnson. Born in Connecticut in 1794, Leverett Johnson came to Dover Township with his brother-in-law and sister Asahel and Rebecca Johnson Porter on October 10, 1810. In 1811 at the age of 16, he began clearing land in what is now . . . Map (db m134230) HM
5Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Westlake — 83-18 — The Weston House / Sandstone Houses
The Weston House This rare sandstone house was built for Austin (c. 1788-1848) and Roxanna (Sears) Lilly (c. 1793-1868). They came to Dover Township (now Westlake) in 1832 from Ashfield, Massachusetts, an area from which many Dover settlers . . . Map (db m11543) HM
6Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Westlake — 31-18 — Theodore Elijah Burton / Dover Farm1851–1929        /
Born in Jefferson, Ohio, Theodore E. Burton graduated from Oberlin College and became a prominent Cleveland attorney. He was elected to Congress in 1888 and served from 1889-91, 1895-1909, and 1921-28. He was elected U.S. Senator in 1908 and . . . Map (db m134265) HM
 
Apr. 15, 2021