Cleveland Storyteller's Events & Speaking Schedule

While there are many great pioneers in Cleveland's past, these are summaries of the events and stories you'll learn about in Dan Ruminski's talks and on this site.

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April

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row Laura Mae: From Fortune to Heroine
April 25, 2019 6:00 pm
The College Club
Not Open to The Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
April 28, 2019 2:00 pm
Cleveland Grays Armory Museum
Payments by Credit Card (additional fee is added to Credit Card Payments)
See Grays Armory Website for ticket info
To pay by check, please use Mail-in Form


May

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 5, 2019 3:00 pm
Cogswell Hall
Not Open to The Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 5, 2019 12:30 pm
Bethesda on the Bay Lutheran Church
Not Open to The Public

Title of Talk: The John D. Rockefeller Story Myth Versus Fact
May 9, 2019 6:30 pm
Mentor Harbor Yachting Club
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: TBD
May 12, 2019 9:30 am
Towers-Wesley Fellowship
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: The Avenue, Cleveland’s Millionaires’ Row
May 28, 2019 1:00 pm
Chardon Senior Center
Not Open to the Public


June

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
June 5, 2019 3:00 pm
Hamlet at Chagrin Falls
Not Open to The Public

Title of Talk: A Stroll Down Millionaires’ Row: 1875-1929
June 6, 2019 5:30 pm
Historic Mather Mansion
2605 Euclid Ave, Cleveland - Directions
Heavy hors d' oeuvres, wine & beer; live auction
For additional details, call Nikki at 216-420-6253

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
June 7, 2019 9:00 am
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
RSVP by Friday, May 31
440-247-4676
Download Flyer Not Open to The Public

Title of Talk: The Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
June 14, 2019 1:00 pm
Fairmount Garden Club
Not Open to The Public


July

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
July 19, 2019 10:00 am
Bay Village Senior Center
Not Open to The Public


September

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 7, 2019 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Chefs Unbridled at Fieldstone Farms
Not Open to The Public


October

Title of Talk: The Famous Whites of White Sewing Machine & White Motors
October 23, 2019 1:00 pm
Chardon Senior Center
Not Open to The Public


November

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
Saturday November 9, 2019 10:30 am
Quail Hollow Country Club
Not Open to The Public


Featured Event

Learn the Art of Storytelling
May 7, 14, 21, 2019, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Sara's Place
1501 Chagrin River Rd, Gates Mills - Directions
$175 for three sessions, including a generous snack with beverage supplied by Sara's. To make reservations, please call Mary at 440-487-9111. Click image below for flyer with full details.

Teaching the Art of Storytelling flyer

Audience Reactions


The Cleveland Storyteller Audience Reactions

Audience interviews from the May 5, 2017, "Great Estates of Wickliffe and the People Who Lived in Them" presentation.

Videos by Dan


The Great Estates of Wickliffe DVD Trailer

This trailer features one of the Cleveland Storyteller's live presentations. Journey from "Millionaires Row" to " Millionaires Mile" in Wickliffe, to London, Paris, and ending in Hunting Valley. Hear how our main character, Laura Mae Corrigan, rose from poverty, entertaining royalty and fighting the Third Reich.


Rockefeller Short


Millionaires' Row Short


Birth of the Auto Industry in Cleveland Short


Other Cleveland History Resources