Last Year for ‘Eggshelland’ After 5 Decades

LYNDHURST, Ohio — It started more than five decades ago with 750 eggs. And this year will be the last for the spring tradition known as Eggshelland. Each year since 1957, the front yard of Ron and Betty Manolio has been transformed into different designs and colors made of painted eggshells. The epic display has […]

Eggshelland to Come to an End

LYNDHURST, Ohio– It has been an Easter holiday tradition that has been “eggs”-tra special and unique to Northeast Ohio for more than a half century.  But, sadly this will be the last year for Eggshelland. More than 18,000 individually-painted eggshells transform the Manolio front yard on Linden Lane in Lyndhurst into a one-of-a-kind Easter display. […]

Jellybeanville Dedicates Display to Eggshelland Creator

EUCLID, Ohio — A popular Easter display in Euclid is dedicating part of its creation this year to the heart of another longtime Easter display. Jellybeanville creator Steve Kaselak said each year on the day after Easter he would stop at the Lyndhurst home of Eggshelland creator Ron Manolio to compare Easter stories. Manolio passed […]

Eggshelland: Final Touches Put on Easter Tradition

LYNDHURST, Ohio– Eggshelland has been a family tradition for more than 55 years. The long-standing Easter event was almost canceled after the death of its creator, but now it’s back. “We went there every Easter. It wasn’t Easter without Eggshelland,” said Janelle Puntel of Lyndhurst. It may not be in the front yard of the Manolio […]

Eggshelland is Back! Group Takes On Iconic Holiday Tradition

LYDNHURST, Ohio — It might be at a different location this year, but Eggshelland is back. Eggshelland had been an Easter holiday tradition in Northeast Ohio for more than a half century. It included more than 18,000 individually-painted eggshells transforming the Manolio family’s front yard in Lyndhurst. Last year, the Manolio family announced it would […]

It’s back! Eggshelland returns for 57th year

LYNDHURST, Ohio – It’s been an Easter tradition in Cleveland for over 55 years: the massive Easter egg display put on by Ron Manolio and his family, known as Eggshelland. For decades, the 18,000 hand-painted eggs of Eggshelland appeared each year in the Manolio family’s front yard in Lyndhurst. It became an Easter destination for […]

NE Ohio’s ‘Eggshelland’ Creator Dies

LYNDHURST, Ohio — The creator of one of northeast Ohio’s oldest and most loved traditions has died. If you’ve enjoyed Eggshelland over the past more than five decades, you can thank Ron Manolio. He did all that work for all those years for one reason:  to bring happiness to others. The epic display at his […]