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

Henry A. Sherwin

1842-1916

 
 
Henry A. Sherwin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Henry A. Sherwin Marker
Inscription.  Founded the Sherwin-Williams Company, the world's largest paint and sulfa drug base manufacturer in 1866. The company developed reliable ready mixed paint in 1880, the paint roller in 1944 and washable latex paint in 1950.
 
Erected by Lake View Cemetery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 41° 30.822′ N, 81° 35.856′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20). Marker is in Lake View Cemetery, near the Euclid Avenue entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rufus Dunham (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl B. Stokes (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.2 miles away); L. Pearl Mitchell
Henry A. Sherwin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Henry A. Sherwin Marker
The Sherwin family plot can be seen just off center, in the distance.
(approx. ¼ mile away); Joseph Carabelli (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Home of the Poet Harold Hart Crane (approx. 0.4 miles away); Burial Place of James A. Garfield (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Sherwin family plot image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
3. Sherwin family plot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,099 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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