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

Jack Miner

 
 
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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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsArts, Letters, MusicEnvironment. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 10, 1865.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westlake OH 44145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
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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.
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as the crow flies. The Weston House / Sandstone Houses (approx. half a mile away); Leverett Johnson / Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 1˝ miles away); Coe Ridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Universalist Church (approx. 2 miles away); The Oxcart Library (approx. 2.2 miles away); North Olmsted Veterans Plaza (approx. 2.3 miles away); Theodore Elijah Burton / Dover Farm (approx. 2.4 miles away); Astronaut Robert Franklyn Overmyer (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westlake.
 
Jack Miner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kate McNeece
3. Jack Miner Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2008, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,688 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 17, 2008, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio.   2. submitted on December 11, 2010, by Lysa Stanton of Westlake, Us.   3. submitted on September 17, 2008, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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