Judson Park offers free lecture series “Rediscovering Cleveland and its History”

Judson Park retirement community presents “Rediscovering Cleveland and its History,” three consecutive Tuesdays in August.  The lectures are free and open to the public and take place in Judson Park’s auditorium, 1801 Chestnut Hills Drive, Cleveland Heights, OH 44106. To RSVP, please call (216) 791-2450 or visit www.judsonsmartliving.org.  Presented in collaboration with Teaching Cleveland.

The Tale of Two Neighborhoods:  Euclid Heights and Ambler Heights Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 4:00 p.m. An exploration of the neighborhoods around Judson Park and how they came to be. Lecturer:  Marian Morton, Cleveland author and professor of history, John Carroll University

The Great Lakes Exposition Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 4:00 p.m. The Cleveland festival to beat all festivals. Lecturer:  John Vacha, Cleveland author and teacher

The Creation and Significance of the Shaker Rapid Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 4:00 p.m. The trains that helped to build one of America’s best-known suburbs. Lecturer:  Dr. Ed Pershey, Western Reserve Historical Society


About Judson Judson is an accredited, not-for-profit organization in Northern Ohio that provides programs and living options for individuals taking responsibility for their successful aging. Established in 1906, Judson provides independent living, wellness and membership programs, assisted living, memory support services, long-term nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, home care and adult day services. Judson operates three complementary campuses: Judson Park and Judson Manor, known collectively as Judson at University Circle, and South Franklin Circle in Chagrin Falls. For those who wish to remain at home, Judson offers Smart Living at Home. More information at www.judsonsmartliving.org.

About Teaching Cleveland Teaching Cleveland is dedicated to teaching Northeast Ohio history and public policy, with a primary focus on students in grades K-12, their teachers, as well as others with an interest in the subject.  An ever-expanding library of free content is available at www.teachingcleveland.org. For more information, please contact Michael Baron at teachingcleveland@earthlink.net.

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