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This listing contains user-submitted reports documenting historically significant events and personal experiences at 2025 Ontario Street, Cleveland, OH, US, including reports of criminal activity, homicides, deaths, famous residents, and alleged paranormal occurrences. If you have more information about this address, let us know.

reported events that occurred at 2025 Ontario Street on July 3rd, 1908

Location of an S. S. Kresge department store. Seven died and many more injured when a Forth of July fireworks display was accidentally ignited by a saleswoman holding a sparkler. “The only dangerously obscure aspect of the building was this: although there was a rear exit to the building on the left side of the first-floor staircase, there was no exit whatsoever in the identical-looking area to the right of the staircase. There, instead of an exit, were three windows, blocked with temporary shelves and further secured with steel bars, wire netting, and sheet-iron doors to prevent break-ins from the rear alley. [Bellamy]. The victims were all found intertwined by this false door. Killed were a 4 year old boy, a female customer, and five female employees. Injuries were from fire, smoke inhalation, trampling, and broken bones/cuts resulting from jumping from upper story windows.



Cleveland’s Saddest Fourth: The 1908 S. S. Kresge Fireworks Explosion

Contact Us Contact Us You wouldn’t know to look at it now. If you drive by 2025 Ontario Street today you might easily miss it: the sign simply says “Society Corporate Center,” an anonymous-looking b

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