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.


Programs, Lectures, and Community Events

The Shaker Historical Society presents a variety of programs, lectures, and community Eevents aimed to inspire and ignite your interest in the Arts, Architecture, Gardens, History, and Community. Bike Shaker will be returning this autumn with historic bike tours around Shaker Heights. Watch this space for more details...



All are welcome!











Bike Shaker is Back!


August 19 Bike Shaker Goes Modern!

September 9 Famous Residents Tour

September 23 LeSueur Open-House Tour

October 7 Georgian-Style Homes


All tours meet at 1PM at the Shaker Historical Society.

$20 for bike rental and tour, $5 off if you ride your own bike, additional $5 off for SHS members.


Please RSVP through EventBrite!

You Don't Know Shaker!

Aug 26, 3pm

Shaker Historical Museum 

Join us for a myth-busting tale of Shaker Heights. Who were the Van Sweringen brothers? What were in their deeds? When did the first African American live here? Discover the evidence for many new tales of this incredible place!

$10 General Admission or $5 for SHS Members

Limited Seating - 

All reservations are being made on EventBrite

Shaker Dig Camp 5   

Last Week of June 2019

Designed for children Grades 5-9, your kids can discover Shaker Heights history, archaeology and have a lot of fun!



For the day or all three days!

June 24-28, 2019

$50 per day or $40 per day for SHS Members.



Please print and sign waiver via link below.


Gracious Gardens of Shaker Heights 2019


15th Annual Garden Tour will be on Father's Day 2019. Sunday, June 15th from noon to five, the tour goer will delight in amazing private gardens across the city!