West Park Historical Society at the Hooley

hooley logoThe West Park Historical Society will be celebrating with all West Parkers and friends at the 6th annual Hooley Saturday, May 9 from noon ’till 8p.

We will be set up in the historic Alber building, with all of our publications for sale.

Our books are perfect for Mother’s day (May 10) and Father’s day (June 21) gifts!! 

Stop in !  We would love to meet you and learn about your history in West Park.

 

 

Upcoming Events ~ March and April 2015

The West Park Historical Society invites you to the following scheduled events.

Encore!  Encore!

Rails Through West Park

Presented by the West Park Historical Society and Northern Ohio Railway Museum.

WPHS President, Ralph Pfingsten will repeat his Rails Through West Park program! You can hear this entertaining and informative talk on Thursday, March 12 at 7:00pm at the Rocky River Senior Center located near the corner of Wagar Road and Hilliard Blvd.

Can’t make it on that date?  Here’s another opportunity.

The same program will again be presented on Wednesday April 29 at 7:30pm at the Brooklyn Historical Society and Museum.  4442 Ridge Road.

Mark your Calendars & Bring a Friend !

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Please join the West Park Historical Society on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:00pm for our hosted event featuring two speakers, Rose A. Zitiello, Esq. Executive Director, Westown Community Development Corp. and John C. Myers, Cleveland State University.

Our guests will deliver presentations covering the Italian American and Irish American Settlements in our area.

We hope you will join us for this anticipated event at the Creten Party Center located at 3853 West 168th Street.

Park in Kamm’s Municipal Lot off Albers Avenue, behind Walgreens.

To see the flyer in a full screen PDF, please click this link: Upcoming Events March and April 2015

West Park Historical Society Walking Tour with St. Joseph Academy students

Ross Bassett, Vice-President of the the West Park Historical Society with St. Joseph Academy students at Alger cemetery.  Historical Walking Tour - September 2014.

Ross Bassett, Vice-President of the the West Park Historical Society, with St. Joseph Academy students at Alger cemetery. Historical Walking Tour – September 2014.

Ross Bassett, Vice-President of the West Park Historical Society with St. Joseph Academy students at the Sherman House on the corner of Triskett and Lorain Rd.      Historical Walking Tour - September 2014

Ross Bassett, Vice-President of the West Park Historical Society with St. Joseph Academy students at the Sherman House on the corner of Triskett and Lorain Rd.   Historical Walking Tour – September 2014

 

New Website Announcement!

The West Park Historical Society is pleased to announce the release of our new website!

The website was designed to be a resource for community and society members to have access to the latest information about society programs and events. In the coming months, we will continue to improve the site by adding more photos, video, and an online store with West Park themed publications such as our very popular Images of West Park wall calendar. Continue reading