Trolley Parks of Northeast Ohio ~ Ralph Pfingsten, Historian and Author

Another entertaining presentation by the West Park Historical Society!

Please join us on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Creten Party Center -located at 3853 West 168th Street.

 West Park Historical Society Historian and Author, Ralph Pfingsten will present:

Trolley Parks of Northeast Ohio

Beginning in the mid-1890’s, Ohio entered the Interurban era with unequaled enthusiasm, operating twice as many miles of intercity streetcars as any other state.

Come experience those days through interesting facts and photos!



Historic Lorain Avenue II Calendar for 2017 ~ Now Available



Join us on Tuesday, November 22 as we learn about Cleveland’s role in aviation history ~ presented by Bill Meixner


This Thursday! ~ September 8th at Gunning Special DAYTIME event

T&N in CLE West Side

The West Park Historical Society presents:


By- Ralph Pfingsten, Author and Historian,

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016, 10 a.m.

Gunning Park

Inside the Gunning Recreation Center

16700 Puritas Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44135, 216-373-1917

Mr. Pfingsten will present a slide show of scenes from 25, 50, and 100 years ago compared to today. Areas include west from Lake Road, Clifton Boulevard, Detroit Avenue, Madison Avenue and Lorain Avenue to the western boundary of the city at Rocky River.

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC         Publications on sale

Transportation Vehicles of the Western Reserve ~ Presented by Derek Moore August 23rd, 2016 at 7:00p

Please join us Tuesday, August 23rd for another free program at the
Creten Party Center.
Transportation Vehicles of the Western Reserve ~ Presented by Derek Moore, Curator
Crawford Auto Museum

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Cleveland was once the U.S. leader in the manufacture of automotive vehicles.


Mr. Moore serves on councils for automotive restoration and was a
conservation specialist at THE HENRY FORD in Dearborn, Michigan.
He will feature the vehicles manufactured in our region from the
late 1800s until 1932, when Peerless built its last automobile.

The Creten Party Center is located at 3853 West 168th Street
Park in Kamm’s Municipal Lot off Albers Avenue, behind Walgreens