Stories of Cleveland's history from 1875 – 1929

Hear the Cleveland Storyteller share the entertaining stories of Cleveland's past, including John D. Rockefeller, Samuel Mather, Laura Mae Corrigan and other notable personalities. Dan Ruminski creates a spellbinding entertainment experience—The Storyteller in his chair, sharing unique stories of Millionaires' Row.

Watch Cleveland Storyteller Dan Ruminski talk about John D. Rockefeller

Dan's carefully researched stories are constantly updated and fresh and shares those stories at events and venues throughout the Cleveland area. His presentations are ideal for corporate events, fundraisers, and groups seeking a unique glimpse of Cleveland's past.

His goal is to promote Cleveland nationally, rebuild Cleveland pride, and overcome outdated, uncomplimentary stereotypes.

Speaking Engagements
Title of Talk Date & Time Location
Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row May 7, 2016; Lunch at 11:30 am - Talk to begin at 1:20 pm Hiram College Alum at the Twinsburg Hilton Garden Inn
Not Open to the Public
Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row May 11, 2016, 12:20 pm St. Mary's Banquet Hall
401 Main St., Chardon, Ohio 44024 - Directions
Contact: For reservations, 440-285-3741 or
$30 per person for lunch and talk ($35 for gluten free/vegan/vegetarian lunch)
Fundraiser: A Walk Down Millionaires' Row Autism Fundraiser May 13, 2016 - Cocktails, dinner & event start at 5:30 pm Aloft Downtown
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Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row May 17, 2016; 7:00 pm Aloft Downtown
Wadsworth Public Library - 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth Directions
Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row May 20, 2016, Lunch at 11:30 am, talk follows Pine Lake Trout Club
17021 Chillicothe Road, Chagrin Falls Twp. - Directions
Contact: Molly Gebler,
Reservations required. Fee for members is $16.00, non-members $26.00.

New Historic Venues

As part of the corporate keynotes series, Dan now offers presentations from these historic locations.
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