Stories of Cleveland's history from 1875 – 1929

Hear the Cleveland Storyteller share the entertaining stories of Cleveland's past, including John D. Rockefeller, Samuel Mather, Laura Mae Corrigan and other notable personalities. Dan Ruminski creates a spellbinding entertainment experience—The Storyteller in his chair, sharing unique stories of Millionaires' Row.

Watch Cleveland Storyteller Dan Ruminski talk about John D. Rockefeller

Dan's carefully researched stories are constantly updated and fresh and shares those stories at events and venues throughout the Cleveland area. His presentations are ideal for corporate events, fundraisers, and groups seeking a unique glimpse of Cleveland's past.

His goal is to promote Cleveland nationally, rebuild Cleveland pride, and overcome outdated, uncomplimentary stereotypes.


Speaking Engagements
Title of Talk Date & Time Location
Title of Talk: Destination Cleveland and American Bus Tour of Millionaires’ Row January 14, 2017 8:30 am to 1:00 pm The tour will visit the Mather Mansion where Dan will give a special presentation on The Row
Full Details here
Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row January 21, 2017 5:30 pm Steele Mansion Inn & Gathering Hub
348 Mentor Avenue, Painesville - Directions
Call 440-639-7948 for reservations.
Cocktails at 5:30
Dinner 6:30
Speech at 8:00
$45.00 per person
Dinner includes Herb Crusted Tenderloin, Cajun Grilled Shrimp, Rice Pilaf, Mixed Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, Butter, Dessert
Cash bar available.
Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row February 8, 2017 11:00 am Willoughby School of Fine Arts
Not Open to the Public
Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row February 14, 2017 11:30 am Willoughby Hills United Methodist Church
Not Open to the Public

New Historic Venues

As part of the corporate keynotes series, Dan now offers presentations from these historic locations.
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