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A rich cultural history and strong sense of community runs through Lake County. Discover national and local historical landmarks like the President James A. Garfield Historic Site in Mentor, or the gorgeous Kirtland Temple and Historic Kirtland Village, OH. Our fun-loving community gathers for annual events like the Lake County Fair and Train Days at the Painesville Railroad Station. Take a trip back in time at our museums and cultural sites that proudly illustrate our heritage in Remarkable Lake County, OH.


The Old Stone School

The Old Stone School is one of Concord’s oldest structures and one of the few vintage stone buildings remaining in the county. Today it serves as the township museum.

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America Remembers Memorial

View remnants from the Sept. 11, 2001 tragedy: steel from New York’s Trade Center, grass from Shanksville, Pa & granite from the Pentagon behind Eastlake City Hall.



Finnish Heritage Museum

Dedicated to preserve & perpetuate Finnish heritage & cul- tural traditions with displays of special books, documents, records & artifacts. Featuring specific exhibits.


Indian Museum of Lake County

Visitors can see prehistoric items, 10,000 B.C. to 1650 A.D., from this area & Ohio. Indian cra s, 1800-2015, from North America are displayed. There are hands-on activities and a library.



Kirtland Temple Visitor Center

Constructed in the 1830s, this National Historic Landmark was the first temple built by Joseph Smith and his followers. Main season is May-October visit website for hours.



Pheasant Run Airport & Aviation Museum

Pheasant Run Airport & Aviation Museum offers visitors a nostalgic return to an earlier era with its collection of 20-plus airplanes with impressive historical backgrounds.



Fairport Harbor Lighthouse & Marine Museum

A national historic site of a marine museum & lighthouse tower that is open to the public and provides spectacular views of Lake Erie.

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Historic Kirtland Visitors Center

A meticulously restored 19th century village showcases the vitality and spirit of the early American frontier. Free tours and parking.



James A. Garfield National Historic Site

The 20th president's home features Garfield’s presidential memorial library & his private study, many original furnish- ings & memorabilia of the Garfield family.



Rabbit Run Theater

Historic Rabbit Run Theater, located near the shores of Lake Erie, is Ohio's premier barn theater and offers outstanding live theater each summer from June through August.



Squire's Castle

This beautiful old gatehouse from the 1890s is modeled a er German & English baronial castles. Located in the North Chagrin Reservation.