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Lake County’s Early Architect to Visit September 2018

Jonathan Goldsmith (1783-1847) arrived in Ohio in 1811. Twice apprenticed (cobbler, carpenter-joiner), a veteran of the War of 1812 and later in life an inventor/patent holder of the multiple plow, he left an indelible legacy in Lake County. Between the years of 1819-1843 he constructed over 30 homes and commercial buildings in Painesville, a handful

Do you know your Lake County Ohio Streets?

The rest of the story a program piqued my interest some months ago. It asked the simple question ‘Bet you didn’t know?’ The topic was Lake County streetnames. In June a program was presented on this very topic at the Fairport Harbor Library. What follows is a compilation of that presentation plus additional local lore.

2018 Remarkable Lake County OH Photo Wave

That’s right—the year 2018 is officially here! A new year is filled with new opportunities and adventures with the ones you so dearly love. Being able to have a fresh start is a great way to open your mind to new ideas, resolutions, joyous activities, and places. Some of those places being in our own

Remarkable Lake County OH 2018

Welcome to Remarkable Lake County OH! Where the Lake Erie shore meets with rustic hills, heritage destinations, delicious wines, and two of Ohio’s Top 10 Beaches (Fairport Harbor and Mentor Headlands). Lake County is also home to the James A. Gar eld National Historic Site, the Grand River Valley Region (Ohio’s Premier Wine Country), some

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

Goblins in the Garden

We all love trick-or-treating and it’s not very often you get to do it in a 3,500 acre arboretum – in fact, it only happens once a year and that time is coming up! Goblins in the Garden at The Holden Arboretum is a family-friendly, non-scary Halloween celebration that is taking place on Saturday October

Mentor Marsh Bald Eagle Festival

All are invited to celebrate the magnificent bald eagle with activities at the Mentor Marsh Nature Center at 5185 Corduroy Road on Sunday, May 1 from 12-5 p.m. Visit mini-stations to learn more about eagles and take part in hands-on and interactive activities –build a mock-eagle nest, hold a replica skull and talons in your