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Westlake in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jack Miner

 
 
Jack Miner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kate McNeece
1. Jack Miner Marker
Inscription. Jack Miner, noted conservationist and naturalist, was born at this site on April 10, 1865. Miner, who moved to Ontario, Canada, in 1878, achieved worldwide recognition for his pioneering studies of waterfowl migration. His work with migrating birds led to the establishment of a bird sanctuary at Kingsville, Ontario, the publication of several books, and the formation of the Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation.
 
Erected 1975 by The Westlake Sportsmen's Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 5-18.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 26.657′ N, 81° 55.349′ W. Marker is in Westlake, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Dover Center Road and Westown Boulevard on Dover Center Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westlake OH 44145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Weston House / Sandstone Houses (approx. half a mile away); Coe Ridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Oxcart Library (approx. 2.2 miles
Jack Miner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lysa Stanton, December 20, 2009
2. Jack Miner Marker
The Jack Miner Monument was refurbished in 2009. Jack Miner's grandson Kirk Miner joined the Westlake Historical Society for the ceremony. It is shown here with red holiday bow attached.
away); North Olmsted Veterans Plaza (approx. 2.3 miles away); Butternut Ridge Cemetery 1835 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Springvale Ballroom (approx. 2.8 miles away); Parker Ranch (approx. 2.9 miles away); Joseph Peake's Farm (approx. 3 miles away).
 
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Jack Miner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kate McNeece
3. Jack Miner Marker
 
 
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