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

Jeptha Wade

1811-1890

 
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Jeptha Wade Marker
Inscription.  Financier, philanthropist, founder of the Western Union telegraph company in 1856. First president of Lake View Cemetery Association in 1869, donated land to City of Cleveland for Wade Park and co-founded the Case School of Applied Science in 1880.
 
Erected by Lake View Cemetery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 41° 30.753′ N, 81° 35.282′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20). Marker is located in Lake View Cemetery. 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. Benjamin Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); Adella Prentiss Hughes (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman (about 700 feet away); Alexander Winton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Place of James A. Garfield (approx.
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Jeptha Wade Marker
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¼ mile away); Joseph Carabelli (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carl B. Stokes (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
3. Wade monument
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
4. Wade monument (detail)
 
 
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 1,176 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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