Cleveland's Lake View Cemetery

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Arcadia Publishing, 2004 - History - 128 pages
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Cleveland's Lake View Cemetery reveals the profound effects the cemetery and the City of Cleveland had on one another. Founded in 1869, this garden cemetery served as an escape and a model for Cleveland parks and suburbs, such as University Circle, Little Italy, East Cleveland, and Cleveland Heights. Lake View is home to cultural, economic, and political leaders and thousands of others from all classes, races, and religions. This rich diversity is manifested in the natural and man-made landscape, which features the President James Garfield Monument, the Wade Chapel, and the John D. Rockefeller obelisk.

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Another fascinating read -- loved discovering more about the history of this interesting city and would love to take a tour of this cemetery, soon! Read full review

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A fascinating book about Cleveland's most interesting cemetery where many famous Clevelanders are buried including John D Rockefeller and Former President James A Garfield. Read full review


Founders and Leaders
Changing Residents
Changing Landscapes
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About the author (2004)

Marian J. Morton, a Cleveland native, is Professor of History at John Carroll University in University Heights. She has authored several books on Cleveland history, including Cleveland Heights: The Making of an Urban Suburb, which won an Honorable Mention for Achievement in Writing from Northern Ohio Live magazine in 2003.

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