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

Butternut Ridge Cemetery 1835

 
 
Butternut Ridge Cemetery 1835 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kate McNeece
1. Butternut Ridge Cemetery 1835 Marker
Inscription.  Isaac Scales (1786-1821) settled on this site. At his death, he was buried in his back yard. A large rock marked his grave. The land was reclaimed by Charles Olmsted who deeded it to the Township in 1835 for a public burial ground. Early settlers and veterans, who fought in six American wars including the Revolutionary, are buried here. The crypt was built in 1879.
 
Erected 1978 by North Olmsted Landmarks Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-18.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 41° 24.424′ N, 81° 54.343′ W. Marker is in North Olmsted, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Butternut Ridge Road west of Great Northern Boulevard (Ohio Route 252). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Olmsted OH 44070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springvale Ballroom (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frostville Post Office / Frostville Museum
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); The Oxcart Library (approx. 1.1 miles away); John J. Donnelly (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Universalist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); North Olmsted Veterans Plaza (approx. 1˝ miles away); Parker Ranch (approx. 1˝ miles away); Joseph Peake's Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Olmsted.
 
More about this marker. Coordinates are approximate.
 
1879 Crypt at Butternut Ridge Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kate McNeece
2. 1879 Crypt at Butternut Ridge Cemetery
Butternut Ridge Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kate McNeece
3. Butternut Ridge Cemetery
Pieces of broken tombstones behind crypt image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kate McNeece
4. Pieces of broken tombstones behind crypt
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2008, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,120 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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