Cleveland Historical

Cleveland Historical is a free app that puts Cleveland history at your fingertips. Developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University, Cleveland Historical is a mobile application that provides an interpretive view of the region's history. Find interesting people, places and events in Cleveland history, and take curated historical tours of the city. Each point on the interactive location-enabled map includes historical information about the site along with historic images from Cleveland's top archival institutions. Many sites also include audio clips and short documentary videos based on oral history interviews from CSU's Cleveland Regional Oral History collection ( Cleveland Historical is a collaborative project with stories created by teachers, students, professors, and community members, and curated by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities. Visit the website at

If you see a historical site or topic that is not covered in your area of the city, check back often. We add new material on a monthly basis. If you would like to suggest a site or become involved in developing digital stories, reviewing content, or collecting regional history please contact us via email at, on Twitter at @clehistorical, on Facebook, Instagram, or on the web at

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Key Partners:
Department of History and College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Cleveland State University
Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University
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What's New

Welcome to Cleveland Historical 3.0!
- New and improved user interface
- Native 3D-enabled maps (try a two finger swipe for a cool 3D view of the city)
- Offline functionality (text-only)
- New Discover page highlights featured and nearby content
- Stories page now shows recent additions by default, with filters for nearby and featured
- Search for stories, tours, and files
- Plus lots of technical improvements

*3.0.3 includes minor fixes and layout improvements
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Additional Information

November 15, 2018
Current Version
Requires Android
4.4 and up
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