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, fresh, and shared 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His goal is to entertain while promoting Cleveland nationally, rebuild Cleveland pride, and overcome outdated, uncomplimentary stereotypes.


Public Speaking Events
Title of Talk Date & Time Location

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row

June 22, 2018 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm Sarah Benedict House
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Great Estates of Gates Mills & Hunting Valley

June 28, 2018 5:30-8:00 pm 1709 Berkshire Road, Gates Mills - Directions
Free but reservations required; RSVP to

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row

June 29, 2018 6:30 pm Cleveland Restoration Society
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: The John D. Rockefeller Story, Myth Versus Fact

July 12, 2018 2:00 pm Parker Place
7960 Center Street Mentor - Directions
Contact: Patti Lasher 440-255-0828

Historic Venues

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