Who were the Westons of Westlake? As family name fades away, donation keeps legacy alive

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  • Doris Weston, one of the last surviving members of the influential Weston family of Dover/Westlake, is pictured at the 2005 dedication of an Ohio Historical Marker at the Lilly-Weston house. In the background is Alice Ladanyi, also a Weston descendant, who donated the historical home to the city in 2000.

  • Wells Weston, front row far right, served as a first aid volunteer to the Dover Village police force in the 1930s. Photo courtesy Westlake Porter Public Library

  • Original artwork by M. Kershner depicts the Lilly-Weston home at 27946 Center Ridge.

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