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His goal is to entertain while promoting Cleveland nationally, rebuild Cleveland pride, and overcome outdated, uncomplimentary stereotypes.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


Speaking Engagements
Title of Talk Date & Time Location

Title of Talk: TBD

February 24, 2018 5:30 pm Steele Mansion Inn & Gathering Hub
348 Mentor Avenue, Painesville - Directions
Evening includes cocktails, dinner and presentation
Call for reservations & cost: 440-639-7948

Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row

March 3, 2018 2:00 pm Cuyahoga County Public Library - Mayfield Branch
500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village - Directions
Contact: Beth Popotnik 440-473-0350

Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row

March 20, 2018 1:00 pm Chardon Senior Center
12555 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon - Directions
Contact: Melissa 440-279-2126

Title of Talk: The Francis Drury Story, Drury Theater & The Cleveland Playhouse

March 21, 2018 2:00 pm Orange Senior Center
32000 Chagrin Blvd., Pepper Pike - Directions
Contact: Darlene Montonaro 216-831-8600 x5700

Historic Venues

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