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

This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society

 
 
This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 17, 2009
1. This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society Marker
Inscription. This tablet marks the final resting place of the Shakers of the North Union Society. Their remains were moved from the Shaker burial ground on South Park Boulevard to this cemetery in 1909.

"Do all your work as though you had a thousand years to live, and as if you knew you must die tomorrow."
Ann Lee

Shaker Historical Society
September 20, 1949
 
Erected 1949 by Shaker Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 27.928′ N, 81° 33.845′ W. Marker is in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Lee Road north of Chagrin Road (U.S. 422), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Warrensville West Cemetery. Access is most easily obtained through the east or north side of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warrensville West Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); East Family (approx. 0.9 miles away); Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House
This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 17, 2009
2. This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society Marker
(approx. one mile away); Shaker Gate Posts (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of Center Family (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shaker Heights.
 
Also see . . .  The North Union Shaker Community, in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Some of the historic grave markers Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 17, 2009
3. Some of the historic grave markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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