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Meet the Neighbors

Meet the Neighbors from Ohio City who shaped Cleveland

Meet the Neighbors 2008 was an event that took place on Saturday, October 18th at the Monroe Street Cemetery.

"Take a walk through the Monroe Street Cemetery and meet some of the residents.  Frances Steinmetz, the undertaker's wife, will introduce you to the following neighbors:

Frances Steinmetz (Portrayed by Paula Slimak).....................Undertaler's Wife

Richard Lord (Portrayed by Julie Kurock as Anna Lord).........Responsible for the settlement of Brooklyn Township

Henry Whitman (Portrayed by Russ Cendrowski)..................Orchestrated the Bridge War

Gustav Schaefer (Portrayed by Dave Dennis)........................Wagon Manufacturer

William B. Castle (Portrayed by Fran Palucki as Mary Newell Castle)...........Responsible for the merger of Ohio City with Cleveland

Irvine Masters (Portrayed by Ben Hoffmann)........................Mayor of Cleveland, ship builder and met President Lincoln

Jacon Baehr (Portrayed by Michelle Day as Magdalena Baehr).............Brewer in Ohio City

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You can download the official event brochure by clicking this link.