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

Rufus Dunham


Rufus Dunham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Rufus Dunham Marker
Inscription. Freemason, public official, Whig Party activist. Well-known as the genial proprietor of Dunham's Tavern, a popular stagecoach stop on the Buffalo Road (Euclid Avenue) midway between Doan's Corner (East 105th Street) and Public Square. The tavern, one of the oldest buildings in Cuyahoga County still stands on its original foundation. A reminder of the early days of Cleveland.
Erected by Lake View Cemetery.
Location. 41° 30.821′ N, 81° 35.841′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20). Click for map. Marker is in Lake View Cemetery, near the Euclid Avenue entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry A. Sherwin (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carl B. Stokes (about 500 feet away); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.2 miles away); L. Pearl Mitchell (approx. mile away); Joseph Carabelli (approx. mile away); Site of the Home of the Poet Harold Hart Crane (approx. 0.4 miles away); Burial Place of James A. Garfield (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cleveland.
Regarding Rufus Dunham. The grave site of Dunham could not be readily located.
Also see . . .  Lakeview Cemetery website. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
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