Near Bath in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Sylvester and Harriet Parsons Shaw arrived in 1832 in a wagon drawn by oxen, built a log cabin, and became successful farmers. Their grandson, Leon Shaw, was a noted photographer in the late 19th century. His photographs depicting everyday rural life are frequently on display at the Bath Township Museum. A Methodist Chapel was built in 1879 adjacent to Shaw Cemetery on land given by Romanzo Boughton.
Erected 2011 by Heritage Corridors of Bath, Bath Township Historical Society, Bath Business Association, David Darst, David & Christine Shaw, Bath Homeowners Association, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 44-77.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 10.896′ N, 81° 39.951′ W. Marker is near Bath, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on Hamentown Road south of Rock Ridge Lane, on the left when traveling south. It is at Moore’s Chapel Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bath OH 44210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bath Township Hall / Bath Center Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ghent Woolen Mill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ira Cemetery Information Board (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hale, Hammond, Cranz Homesteads Sikh Gurdwara (approx. 4.4 miles away); Judge Samuel Hinckley / John Brongers (approx. 5.7 miles away); Brecksville Township’s First Settler (approx. 6.7 miles away); Astronaut Judith Resnik (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bath.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers •
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.