Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ohio City / Monroe Street Cemetery
In January 1836, Barber and Lord sold a six-acre parcel for $160 that was to be used “forever as a public burying ground.” When Ohio City incorporated, the township cemetery became the city cemetery. Ohio City’s council established the cemetery’s rules and regulations, appointed a sexton, arranged for the ground to be platted, and purchased a hearse. After
Erected 2010 by Monroe Street Cemetery Foundation and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 97-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 41° 28.731′ N, 81° 42.39′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Avenue and West 32nd Street, on the left when traveling west on Monroe Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Monroe Street Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Saint Ignatius High SchoolJohn W. Heisman Birth Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Market Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); LGBT Civil Rights Movement (approx. ¾ mile away); St. John’s Episcopal Church (approx. ¾ mile away); The Cleveland Skyline (approx. 0.8 miles away); Industrial River Valley (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.