May 1st, 2015 Sale on the Ground Preview Party 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$20 Preview Party Ticket

2015 Sale on the Grounds

Sale on the Grounds is 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2nd. You’ll find many unique items to select from—why not do your Mother’s Day shopping here? Choose among one-of-a-kind antiques & collectibles; vintage gloves, purses, linens; jewelry; art work & frames; and decorative items. In the 20’ x 70’ tent on the grounds are all manner of cookware, kitchen appliances & gadgets; dishes & glassware; serving pieces & utensils as well as small pieces of furniture; craft items; luggage; toys & games; sporting goods; lawn & garden; tools & electronics.
Your last chance to shop these fantastic bargains is on Sunday, May 3rd from noon- 3:00 p.m. Sunday is half-price day, except in the Antiques Room, so the bargains are truly unbelievable. All proceeds benefit the programs and properties of the Lakewood Historical Society.



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Lakewood Preservation Month Photo Contest

Help mark National Preservation Month this May by entering the Lakewood Preservation Month Photo Contest, sponsored by LakewoodAlive, the Lakewood Heritage Advisory Board, and the Lakewood Historical Society.


Celebrated across America, National Preservation Month brings attention to preservation, places and events happening in historic communities throughout the year.  The sponsoring organizations are seeking photos that creatively capture your favorite buildings, places or events in Lakewood, and what you love about our great city.  Entries can be submitted from March 1 through April 30, 2015 in any of the following categories:

  • Residential Architecture

  • Commercial Architecture

  • Community Heritage / Pride

Entries will be judged by a panel representing all three sponsoring organizations. Winners will be announced during a special presentation at the Lakewood City Council meeting on May 18, 2015.


Enter today by filling out the Entry Form and sending your photo file to


The Lakewood Historical Society in cooperation with the Cowan Pottery Museum Associates and local historian Matthew McIntire are proud to announce the placement of an historical marker commemorating the original location of the Cowan Pottery Studio at 1360 Nicholson Ave.

A dedication ceremony is being planned and the marker will be installed in October. Please check back here for more details.

Cowan Pottery Historical Marker Approved!

Victory on the Homefront

Open now at the Oldest Stone House,
tours 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sundays
Looking back at the City of Lakewood druing WWII, Victory On The Homefront showcases a few of our many service men and women in the "greatest generation" and the men and women they left here in Lakewood. Scrap and paper drives, rationing and studying the daily reports from the front were the order of the day in Lakewood.

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Lakewood Historical Society members enjoy a 10% discount on all purchases in the Museum Store. Your purchase supports the exhibitions and programs at Lakewood Historical Society.
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Lakewood Historical Society
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Lakewood, Ohio 44107
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Sundays 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
February through November.
Closed major holidays.