Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Shaker Gate Post

Period 1830

 
 
Shaker Gate Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 9, 2009
1. Shaker Gate Post Marker
Inscription.  This is one of several stone gate posts which stood before the buildings of the Middle Family of Shakers near what is now Shaker Boulevard and Lee Road. The post was found under an old cherry tree at that site.

Placed in Shaker Square October 22, 1947, in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the North Union Society of Shakers
1822-1947
 
Erected 1947 by the Shaker Historical Society and the Shaker Square Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Places.
 
Location. 41° 28.991′ N, 81° 35.435′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of South Moreland Boulevard and Shaker Square, in the median on South Moreland Boulevard. 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 Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaker Mill Stone (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Honoring the Memory of O.P. and M.J. Van Sweringen
Shaker Gate Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 9, 2009
2. Shaker Gate Post Marker
(about 600 feet away); Shaker Gristmill Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. ¾ mile away); The Shaker Parklands / The Nature Center at Shaker Lake (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. The North Union Shaker Community. (Submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Shaker Square. (Submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Paid Advertisement
Aug. 12, 2020