News & Events
This holiday season the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is presenting "Patriotic Santa" as a free public event. Join this historically accurate Civil War Santa pulled from the pages of Harper's Weekly.
Take a photo with Santa for free on your personal device from 11:00am to 6:00pm during Winterfest, November 27. Santa will also be available from 11:00am to 1:00pm December 4, 11, and 18.
In 1862 and 63 Thomas Nast, an illustrator for Harper's Weekly merged the elfin imagery from his native Germany and the European mythology of Santa Clause to create what we know of today as the American version of Santa.
Join Us and Experience Patriotic Santa
November 27, 2021 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
December 4, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
December 11, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
December 18, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
20th Anniversary of 9/11/2001 Terror Attack Remembrance Ceremony
The Remembrance Ceremony will began at 8:30 am inside the memorial room of the Monument marking the time of each of the significant moments in the timeline of September 11th, 2001. At 11:00 am the proceedings moved outside to the Northwest corner of the Monument's esplanade where a formal Memorial service was held.
Program of the Day's Events - Click Drop Down Arrow
Ohioans Honored in Our 9/11/2001 Memorial Exhibit Accompanying the Day's Ceremonies - Click Drop Down Arrow to See Those Included
In preparation for the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, the Monument is looking to connect with Ohio residents who have a personal connection to the events of 9/11 or know a former Ohio resident whose story should be remembered as part of the ceremony. To date, Monument staff have compiled the names of 13 Ohioans whose stories will be presented and highlighted on a display inside the Monument. The names to be honored include: