Culture

The Abridged History of Finn Hollow

The Abridged History of Finn Hollow As time marches on and cityscapes redefine former properties, it is important to record and remember the past. Finn Hollow is one such example. Located in Fairport Harbor, it is but one of many county properties with a story to share. The Finnish population moved west around the time

Heritage Preservation – Old Photos Matter!

Archival documents on display in local historical sites usually illicit nothing more than a passing glance from most visitors. These documents, though proudly displayed are usually an item overlooked in favor of a ‘bigger’ or ‘more’ interesting item like a Fresnel Lens or Temple finial. Though small, documents are far from insignificant. They are stories

The Kirtland Temple one of many Lake County Gems

Heritage Tourism Focus – #3-43 The Kirtland Temple one of many Lake County Gems Ohio’s smallest county has perhaps the most history and artifacts and I am sad to say remains ‘a best kept secret’ to many residents and tourists. With Heritage Tourism moving to the forefront of the LCVB in 2018 lets focus on

February 2018 Newsletter

Introducing Lake County’s new tourism brand, Remarkable Lake County, OH. The brand was created to highlight our vast intrinsic resources, such as Lake Erie, heritage, and wine region. In addition to the Instagram image campaign; “#RemarkableLakeCountyOH,” the brand campaign includes a concentrated effort to engage the community and focus on 10 primary areas: Agriculture, Attractions,

Holiday Happenings in Lake County

With the chilly Lake Erie breeze in the air and peppermint mochas becoming part of our daily routines, we know that the holidays are officially in full swing. In Lake County, OH we have an abundance of fun activities happening this month to help celebrate! The Steele Mansion: Visit the Steele Mansion to fill your

Last Stop Willoughby returns to Downtown Willoughby

Last Stop Willoughby will be returning to downtown Willoughby on Erie Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug.19. Hosted by the Heart of Willoughby, the event will begin with the Willoughby Outdoor Market, featuring vendors of breads, pastries, fruits and vegetables, just to name a few. Last Stop Willoughby begins at 8 a.m. at the Willoughby