FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635- 3263
ALYSSA COOK-ALEXANDER - 216-635-3274
This summer and fall, Cleveland Metroparks is yours to explore
when you take part in �Hear Here!� - an Audio Tour of Cleveland
Metroparks, which runs through December 31.
Visitors of all ages can enjoy a half-day adventure on a
self-led tour celebrating five different sites in Hinkley
Reservation in Hinckley Township.
Spend a morning or afternoon alone or with a group of people,
hop in the car, and get ready to tune your radio to 1620 AM at each
�Hear Here!� site for interesting facts about the area you are
The Hear Here! tour is perfect for all ages and allows park
patrons the flexibility of experiencing the tour all in one day or
by making different stops on different days.
At one of the stops, visitors can learn about the
tragedy, heartbreak and murder surrounding Hinkley's Whipp's Ledge.
Known for its geological beauty, Whipp's Ledge, bears the name of
Robert Whipp, a local livestock farmer and butcher. After a few
rough winters and losing both his livestock and his wife, Whipp
became subject of a nefarious plot concocted by the daughter and
son of his neighbor. Looking to get his $100,000 fortune, the
daughter lied to Whipp, convinced him to marry her and led the
murder attempt on Whipp along with her brother and boyfriend.
Learn more about Robert Whipp and Whipp's Ledge, as
well as the four other sites on this audio tour. To experience the
wonders of the five sites even more, visitors are encouraged to get
out and explore by hiking, picnicking or just relaxing at the
The broadcast may be in progress. But the
message repeats itself and can be listened to more than once to
ensure all the fascinating details about the site and its
surroundings are covered.
For maps or directions to help locate �Hear Here!�
sites, visit www.clevelandmetroparks.com or call 216-635-3200.
Don't miss your chance to uncover history at
Hinckley Reservation on the �Hear Here!� audio tour of
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life naturally.