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

Benjamin Rose

1828-1908

 
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Benjamin Rose Marker
Inscription.  Briton, industrialist and philanthropist who came to Cleveland in 1848. Formed the Cleveland Provision Company in 1875, Cleveland's largest meat packer. Pioneered meat shipping using refrigerated cars. Built the Rose Building, E. 9th and Prospect, in 1900. An incorporator of Case School of Applied Science and a vestryman at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. At his death, his primary bequest of $3 million established the Benjamin Rose Institute to care for the elderly poor.
 
Erected by Lake View Cemetery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducationIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 41° 30.742′ N, 81° 35.261′ 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. 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. Jeptha Wade (within shouting distance of this marker); Adella Prentiss Hughes
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Benjamin Rose Marker
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexander Winton (approx. ¼ mile away); Burial Place of James A. Garfield (approx. ¼ mile away); Joseph Carabelli (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.3 miles away); L. Pearl Mitchell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .  The Benjamin Rose Institute. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
3. Rose grave marker
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
4. Benjamin Rose grave marker (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 1,032 times since then and 13 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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