Fall yard sale to benefit Lilly Weston House

Photo by Dave Pfister

The Westlake Historical Society is excited about the return of the fall yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will be held on the lawn of the historic Clague House Museum located at 1371 Clague Road. Anyone wishing to donate "stuff" for the sale, is ask to leave it on the side porch of the Clague House. Volunteers who would like to help with the sale should call Jan at 440-227-0061.  

The Fall Yard Sale proceeds will benefit the Westlake Historical Society's restoration efforts of the Lilly Weston House. The Lilly Weston House, located at 27946 Center Ridge Road, is a splendid example of the skill and craftsmanship of early Ohio builders, dating back to 1844. The sandstone used to construct the home came from a local quarry, probably near Porter Road.  

The Weston House Committee meets monthly with the goal of raising awareness, as well as funds, for this unique and treasured historic building. Those who would like to donate to this project may do so on our website, westlakeohiohistory.org, or may send a check in any amount to the Westlake Historical Society, 1371A Clague Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145. Please mark Lilly Weston House Donation on the memo line. 

We are currently hosting a Beam & Joist fundraiser. Individuals, groups, families, churches and businesses can sponsor a joist in the Lilly Weston house for $500, or a larger beam for $1,000. Donations are tax deductible.

The next general meeting of the Westlake Historical Society will take place on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Westlake Recreation Center. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. Our speaker will be Historical Society President Lysa Stanton. We will learn tips on how to determine the age of photographs. Bring your photos for help with identification.

The Cutest Pet in Westlake Contest deadline has been extended to Oct. 8. Contact the historical society at 216-848-0680 for more information on how to submit photos of your pet for the contest.

Lysa Stanton

Lysa Stanton is a retired special education teacher and the president of The Westlake Historical Society. She lives in Westlake with her wonderful husband, Dave and her awesome pets.

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Volume 9, Issue 17, Posted 9:36 AM, 09.06.2017