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This series of stories will give you a glimpse into Millionaires’ Row and Cleveland’s greatness in the late 1800s and early 1900s. We invite your comments, or if you have your own stories to share, please contact Dan with the form on this page.


The Avenue: No wonder Mark Twain considered Cleveland’s Euclid Avenue one of the grandest streets in the entire world.

John D. Rockefeller: While most of Cleveland's "elite" purchased homes on the north side of Euclid Avenue for the view of Lake Erie, John D. purchased his on the south side.

Augusta National Golf Club: Cleveland's Francis Drury was one of the founders of one of the most famous and truly beautiful golf courses in all the world

Life Savers: A little candy with a hole in the center, invented here in Cleveland, made enough money to allow the buying of American Broadcasting Company?

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