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By Sharon E. Gregor

John D. Rockefeller arrived in Cleveland in 1853 a boy of 14 and spent six a long time in his followed place of origin. With the traditional Oil Company's incorporation in 1870, Rockefeller turned the city's so much recognized industrialist and, from 1885 to 1917, its premiere summer time resident at his wooded area Hill property. right here he raised his young ones, laid the basis of a monetary and business empire, and confirmed a dedication to charitable giving. on the finish of the Civil battle, Cleveland was once a crucible from which might be forged the fortunes of many. None have been more than Rockefeller's. Rockefeller's Cleveland captures the visible landscape of a dynamic urban that actually reinvented itself within the 1800s and in doing so emerged an incredible enterprise and business center.

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