Calendar of Events

December 2, 2018

Northeast Ohio Lego Users Group LEGO Display and Kids Lego building contest

Join SHS for the 4th NEOLUG display, a group of adult builders formed in 2010, will set up “MOCs”, or My Own Creations. These are creations they have built that are not sets with no instructions. These “lugs” exist all over the country and the world and are comprised of adult lego builders. Come see these true pieces of art and meet there creators. SHS  invites

children Kindergarten – 4th grade to enter a’ “MOC”, their own LEGO creation, built at home.  Entries must be pre-registered for more information please see the Solon Historical Society Face book page, or go to WWW.SOLONHISTORICALSOCIETY.ORG  

Space is limited

Start: December 2, 2018 1:00 pm
End: December 2, 2018 5:00 pm

November 11, 2018

Veterans Day

Stop by to check out all the military uniforms and memorabilia in our collection. Numerous veteran photos will be on display.  Light refreshments served.

Start: November 11, 2018 2:00 pm
End: November 11, 2018 5:00 pm

October 14, 2018

Solon Cemetery Stroll

Back by popular demand. Join us for a stroll through Roselawn Cemetery to lean about Solon ancestors, some famous and not so famous.  After the stroll, the museum will be open, and light refreshments will be served.

Meet at Roselawn 37225 Solon Road, presentation will start at 2:00. If adverse weather stories will be shared at the museum.

Start: October 14, 2018 2:00 pm
End: October 14, 2018 4:00 pm
Venue: Roselawn Cemetery
37225 Solon Rd, Solon, OH, 44139, United States

September 18, 2018

Beyond the Monument – Local stories of Civil War veterans

Local author Veronica Hughes will speak about her book. It’s not about the Civil War-its a book about people. “A solider never dies until he is forgotten”, her book’s purpose is to “un-forget” the stories of 225 men who left a small Ohio town in 1861 to fight for a great cause. She talks about the individual courage and valor, of brothers and whole families.

The stories of selflessness, leadership and friendship, of soldiers 14-71 and the families they left behind.  Her books will be for sale. Stay for an Ice Cream sundae.

Start: September 18, 2018 7:00 pm
End: September 18, 2018 9:00 pm

August 12, 2018

7th Annual Community Flea Market

Time to clean out your garage, attic and basement for items that you can sell to someone else. Sellers are asked for a $5 donation per parking spot to sell their treasures.

Reservations are needed, please contact SHS President. Museum will be open 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  NO rain date. Space is limited make your reservation soon.

Start: August 12, 2018 12:00 pm
End: August 12, 2018 4:00 pm

July 13, 2018

Solon Home Days

Stop by to see our booth at the annual Solon Home Days, sit a while and reminisce about Solon past days. Solon related items will be on sale.

Start: July 13, 2018
End: July 15, 2018
Venue: Solon Community Park
6647 SOM Center Rd, Solon, OH, 44139, United States

June 19, 2018

Letters from the Home Front

A presentation by President and Mrs. Garfield

Listen, learn and experience a view of the past as President Garfield and Mrs. Garfield give a performance of the timeless accounts of the Garfield’s Civil war thoughts and home front activities-details of their private lives, from the suffering and carnage brought on by war to their domesticity of their “real home” and toddler’s first words.

Start: June 19, 2018 7:00 pm
End: June 19, 2018 9:00 pm
Venue: Solon Center for the Arts
6315 SOM Center Rd., Solon, OH, 44139, United States

May 15, 2018

“Women and Children

Rob Catalano RMS Titanic Enthusiast & Speaker

Come hear about some of the most fascinating and lesser known passengers and crew from the RMS Titanic, stories of survivors and the brave souls who stayed behind. Rob will

share stories with models, books and memorabilia, including an item that was actually recovered from the debris left in Titanic’s voyage to the bottom of the North Atlantic.

Who knows, you might even meet the high ranking officer who lived to tell many tales.  Be sure not to miss this exciting speaker! Bring a dozen of cookies to share.

Start: May 15, 2018 7:00 pm
End: May 15, 2018 9:00 pm

April 17, 2018

“The Dorothy Fuldheim Experience”

Susan Cannavino Presentations with Pizzazz

Join us for a look back as Susan explores this local celebrity Dorothy Fuldheim. We will not only hear about her career, but her closely guarded private life. We will learn about her most poignant moments-especially her interview with Hitler. Many of you may have stories of your own to share.

It’s Pie Night bring a pie to share!

Start: April 17, 2018 7:00 pm
End: April 17, 2018 9:00 pm

March 20, 2018

Girls Toys from the 1930s -1940s

Mary will speak and share Girls Toys from the 30s – 40s. Bring a dessert to share.

Start: March 20, 2018 7:00 pm
End: March 20, 2018 9:00 pm