The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Cleveland Museums

Cleveland is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, it was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well as being connected to numerous canals and railroad lines.

Cleveland has many great museums and the museums that will be featured by the “Joy of Museums” include:

Essential Facts:

  • City:                         Cleveland
  • Country:                 United States
  • State:                       Ohio
  • Founded:                1796
  • Incorporated:        1814 (village); 1836 (city)
  • Named for:            General Moses Cleaveland
  • Population:           2 million

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