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Slovenian Cultural Garden
Originally named the Yugoslav Cultural Garden, the Slovenian Garden is located near the intersection of St. Clair Avenue and East Boulevard, adjacent to the Polish Garden. Over 100,000 people paraded in support of the Yugoslav Garden’s dedication on…

Sterle's Country House Building
Frank Sterle, an immigrant from Koritnice (near Ilirska Bistrica), Slovenia, founded his Slovenian Country House in 1954. With a small building on East 55th Street, a few picnic tables, and only one waitress - who had to memorize the small menu since…

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This video was created by Slovenian filmmaker, David Sipos to celebrate Slovenska Pristava, located in Harpersfield. Ohio as a part of Slovenija in the United States. The grounds were purchased, developed, and sustained to offer Slovenians an…

St. Vitus Church
A Rocky Start for the Bedrock of the Cleveland Slovenian Community. Jožef Turk arrived in Cleveland from Slovenia on October 25, 1881, and was soon followed by so many of his fellow countrymen that by the early 20thcentury Cleveland could be…

Slovenska Pristava
After World War II a new wave of immigrants from Slovenia came to Cleveland. They settled in the city mostly around the two Slovenian parishes: St. Vitus in the St. Clair neighborhood and St. Mary of the Assumption in Collinwood. The newcomers were…

Slovenian National Home & Auditorium
A distinguished group of Slovenians who immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio with a burning desire to create their own special meeting place formed the Slovenian National Home Organization on August 17, 1914. Knowing they needed a place that could…

St. Mary Of Assumption
The road to find a permanent place of worship was a difficult one for early Slovenian settlers.A group of immigrants from Slovenia, an Alpine nation oncepart of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, settled in the village of Collinwood, Ohio. They sought…
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