South Euclid - Lyndhurst Historical Society - est. 1966

Our Vision:
Connecting our Communities, People, and Ideas through History.


Placeholder  ImageThe South Euclid - Lyndhurst Historical Society has been serving the Greater Cleveland, Ohio community ever since 1966. We operate a museum (est. 1977) and give history talks at area schools, clubs, churches, and other organizations. We also meet periodically with lectures on various historic topics pertinent to our cities and area.
   Browse our Web site to get more information about us. Join us on Facebook. If you have any questions or would like to speak with a  member, e-mail us at or call us at 440-449-1997 or at 216-970-2333.

The Telling Mansion will soon house the Museum of American Porcelain Art (MAPA). Our museum is in the Caretaker’s cottage of that estate and is soon moving to the mansion’s Gatehouse. A DVD of the mansion was produced by the Cuyahoga County Public Library. It is no longer on their website but it has been put on Youtube:
History of the Telling Mansion Library.

Please take a couple minutes to view our Virtual Exhibits on Mr. Telling & his mansion and some lighting devices at our museum.

Notre Dame College’s Library hosted three talks organized by Jay Haarburger that are now online. In February 2014:
Jay on South Euclid & Lyndhurst History
and November 2014:
Dr. Roy Larick on Euclid Township Geology
and Jay on area Prehistory (American Indians)
Please take the time to view these excellent 30-minute talks.



South Euclid is on sale at our museum, the Notre Dame College Library, the South Euclid Community Center,, and other locations. All proceeds benefit the Society Museum.

For a brief introduction to our museum :
Click here if your computer can handle a PowerPoint slideshow (about 5 minutes).
Click here to view the slides at your own pace and in normal web site form (html).

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