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Sugarcreek in Tuscarawas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

History of Shanesville

 
 
History of Shanesville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
1. History of Shanesville Marker
Inscription.
1814 • 100 lots recorded as laid out by
Abraham Shane with “ten perches for a
public square and street.”

1820 • Lutheran Church began with
Rev. Abraham Snyder

1821 • First Reformed Church of Shanesville
organized by Rev. William Reiter

1840 • Shanesville trading point
and out-post from Pittsburgh

1861 • Village volunteer militian [sic]
“The Shanesville Blues” under Captain
Benjamine Ream -- Civil War

1876 • Shanesville Lodge No 97 K of P formed

1914 • Centennial celebration

1964 • Sesqui-centennial

1968 • Shanesville merged with Sugarcreek

Village of Shanesville
1814 - 1968
Founded by Abraham Shane


Incorporated 1902
Mayor: W. H. Baker
Marshall: W. H. Burkey • Clerk: R. R. Penrod
Councilmen • Pres.: A. T. Miller
N. J. Troyer • J. Burrell
John Doerschuk • Ed Smith • B. Johnson

Fire Department • Chief: Ed Smith
Chas. Andreas • John Doerschuk

Merged with Sugarcreek 1968
Mayor: Robert W. Schrock
Marshall: Wm. Alleshouse Jr.
Clerk: Mrs. Ruth Menges
Councilmen
Pres.: “Ike” Hostetler
Firmen Hostetler • Ferman Snyder
Gottfried von Allman • Roy Odenkirk
Paul Schneider

Fire
Village of Shanesville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
2. Village of Shanesville Marker
Department
Chief: Warner Youngen • Assist. John Garber
Captain: Duane Troyer • First Lt: Dean Warnes
Second Lt: Dwight van Fossen
Secy: George Miller
William Alleshouse • Donald Shie
Ben Yoder

Board of Public Affairs
Duane Troyer • John Garber • Bill Schenk

 
Erected 1968 by Shanesville Old Timers, Shanesville Civil Association-Volunteer Firemen, Village of Shanesville.
 
Location. 40° 30.659′ N, 81° 39.197′ W. Marker is in Sugarcreek, Ohio, in Tuscarawas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 39) and Mill Street (Ohio Route 93), on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 994 W. Main Street, Sugarcreek OH 44681, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flame of Freedom (here, next to this marker); Jonas Stutzman (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bouquet’s Trail, 1764 / Port Washington Road (approx. 5 miles away); The Bouquet Expedition - Camp 14 / Henry Bouquet 1719-1765 (approx. 5.2 miles away); W. W. Scott, 1891 (approx. 9.3 miles away); Dover Concert Band, 1924 (approx. 9.3 miles away); The Ohio and Erie Canal / Canal Dover Toll House (approx. 9.3 miles away); Christian Deardorff (approx. 9.4 miles away).
History of Shanesville Markers Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
3. History of Shanesville Markers

 
Regarding History of Shanesville. Shanesville memorabilia on display in the attached kiosk.
 
Also see . . .  Shanesville and Sugarcreek, Ohio. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
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Shanesville Memorial Display Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
4. Shanesville Memorial Display
 

 
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