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By Thea Gallo Becker

positioned at the southern seashores of Lake Erie, Cleveland used to be based in 1796 through common Moses Cleaveland, an agent of the Connecticut Land corporation surveying the Western Reserve. The modest frontier cost grew to become a village in 1815 and an integrated urban in 1836. by way of 1896, Cleveland boasted the Cuyahoga construction, the warriors and Sailors Monument, the Arcade, and the stately mansions of Euclid street. sometimes called "Millionaire's Row," it used to be domestic to Cleveland's commercial, advertisement, cultural, and political elite, together with Tom L. Johnson, a streetcar rich person and arguably Cleveland's best mayor, and John D. Rockefeller, the founding father of the normal Oil corporation and the nation's first billionaire. within the heritage of Ohio, no urban has been extra populous, wealthy, and influential. Cleveland can credits its progress and power as a urban to its wealth of diversity.

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