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His goal is to entertain while promoting Cleveland nationally, rebuild Cleveland pride, and overcome outdated, uncomplimentary stereotypes.

The James K. Collins Jr. Distinguished Citizen of the Year

Dan Ruminski is being recognized for his community service efforts on Jan 29, 2018. Full details from The News-Herald article here.


Public Speaking Events
Title of Talk Date & Time Location

Title of Talk: The Laura Mae Corrigan Story

May 10, 2018 12:15 pm Parker Place
North Olmsted Senior Center
28114 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted - Directions
Contact: Beth Reitz 440-716-5434

Title of Talk: Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row

May 10, 2018 4:30 pm American-Croatian Lodge
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row

May 18, 2018 5:00 pm Gates Mills Community House
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row

May 19, 2018 11:30 am Independence Presbyterian Church
6624 Public Square, Independence - Directions
Contact: Janis Carr 216-524-6307

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row

May 19, 2018 2:00 pm Chardon Senior Living
Not Open to the Public

Historic Venues

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