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Honoring the Memory of O.P. and M.J. Van Sweringen

 
 
Honoring the Memory of O.P. and M.J. Van Sweringen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 9, 2009
1. Honoring the Memory of O.P. and M.J. Van Sweringen Marker
Inscription.  Whose vision, courage, and deep appreciation of building well for tomorrow brought about the creation of Shaker Heights in 1911 and the development of Shaker Square in 1929.

Erected October 6, 1961, by the Shaker Square Association upon the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Shaker Heights.
 
Erected 1961 by the Shaker Square Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 29.075′ N, 81° 35.388′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Shaker Square near North Moreland Boulevard, on the right. The marker is in the northeast quadrant of Shaker Square, just to the left of the CVS drug store. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaker Mill Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaker Gate Post (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shaker Square (about 600 feet away); Shaker Gristmill Site (approx.
Marker location image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 9, 2009
2. Marker location
0.6 miles away); The Shaker Parklands / The Nature Center at Shaker Lake (approx. ¾ mile away); Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oris Paxton and Mantis James Van Sweringen. in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (Submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.) 

2. Shaker Square. in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (Submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.) 

3. Shaker Heights. in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (Submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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