Preserving Peninsula's Past for the Future.

History of the Cuyahoga Valley Lecture Series

The Peninsula Foundation is again partnering with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to bring back the History of the Cuyahoga Valley Lecture Series! This limited series will be held via Zoom Webinar every third Thursday of the month from October through March at 7:00pm.

2022-23 Lectures:

  • 10/20: Helltown - Urban Legend
  • 11/17: 12000+ Years of Occupation - American Indian Populations in the Valley
  • 12/15: Farming in the ValleyRegister here
  • 1/19: The Frazee House. Register here
  • 2/16: African Americans of the Valley. Register here
  • 3/16: Women Connecting Communities and Parks in the Valley. Register here

2021-22 Lectures:

  • 11/18: Train Wrecks, Ship Wrecks and Spooky Stories
  • 12/16: Stored Memories of the Valley: The Cuyahoga Valley National Park Archives
  • 1/20: First Nations of the Cuyahoga Valley and the Law
  • 2/17: The Underground Railroad in the Valley
  • 3/17: Lily Fleder - Preservation Hero

2020-21 Lectures:

  • 11/19: Cleaveland Before Moses - The Prehistory of the Cuyahoga Valley
  • 12/17: Holidays in the Valley
  • 1/21: Boston Village
  • 2/18: Love in the Valley
  • 3/18: Famous Women of the Valley - Harriet Louise Keeler & Jane Edna Hunter

Replays of the lectures can be viewed here