Shaker Historical Society

We inspire people to engage in and celebrate the Shaker Heights story and its impact on the region… past, present, and future.

  • VNTGHOME Open House Tour

    Sunday, Oct 16th - Two Shaker Heights residences, one Cleveland Heights and one in Beachwood are open to tour. Recently redecorated by VNTGHome, the homes as well as many of the interiors are for sale! For details, call VNTG HOME. First House 2705 Landon Road, 1pm

  • NEW STAFF!

    Hi Folks Sorry for the delay in posting news. Our former Office Manager left in April, and we have since eliminated that position. We now have a Marketing Coordinator, KATE WALKER, an Office Manager, RICK SMITH, and a Docent, ANNE MARIE FALTISCO to help our hard working director and trustees. During the summer we were so fortunate that Elizabeth Hoag, Cleveland Institute of Art lecturer helped us for several weeks. Now, she and our interns are back at school. Please bear with us as our newly h…

  • Meet our Spring Interns!

    Meet our Spring Interns!

  • Tell the story of Shaker Heights with an African American lens.

    Special thanks to Dr Greg Hutchings, Jr. for sharing his views about living and working in Shaker Heights. We interviewed him today for our archives, and in preparation for an exhibit to tell the story of Shaker Heights with an African American lens. Thank you also to Shaker Heights resident Lewis Burrell for filming it. Watch this space! Want to tell your story? Let us know.

  • For Your Sweet Tooth!

    While researching how Shaker Heights residents procured their daily bread for the exhibit Shaker Eats!, we looked at all sorts of material. We came across this recipe book in the Library of Congress. It's from 1875, and we thought it was fun. So, be sure to visit Shaker Eats! For now... here's something for your sweet tooth. https://archive.org/details/howtomakecandy00hart