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Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio

Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio

The Finnish Cultural Garden was dedicated September 14, 1958.

Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)


Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)


Aleksis Kivi in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

Aleksis Kivi (1834-1872)
was a Finnish author who wrote the first significant novel in the Finnish language, Seven Brothers (Seitseman Veljesta).


Aleksis Kivi in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)


Elias Lonnrot statue in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

Elias Lonnrot (1802-1884)
was a Finnish physician and folklorist. He was a collector of traditional Finnish oral poetry. He is best known for composing the The Kalevala: An Epic Poem after Oral Tradition, the Finnish national epic compiled from national folklore.


Elias Lonnrot statue in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)


Jean Sibelius  statue in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
was a Finnish composer of the later Romantic period whose music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity.


Jean Sibelius  statue in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)


Johan Ludvig Runeberg  in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877)
was a Finnish poet, and is the national poet of Finland.

Our Land, Finland
Our Native Land
O let her name ring clear



Johan Vilhelm Snellman  in Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

Johan Vilhelm Snellman (1806-1881)
was a Philosopher and Statesman and
Father of Finland's monetary system


Finnish Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)




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