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

Oldest Stone House

 
 
Oldest Stone House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2009
1. Oldest Stone House Marker
Inscription.  

This house of
native sandstone
was built circa 1838 by
John Honam
A Scottish Weaver

This tablet placed by
Lakewood Chapter, D.A.R. 1949

 
Erected 1949 by Lakewood Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 29.604′ N, 81° 47.905′ W. Marker is in Lakewood, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Lake Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakewood OH 44107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lakewood Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland (approx. ¾ mile away); Alexander Winton Homestead (approx. one mile away); Nicholson Homestead (approx. one mile away); The National Carbon Company / GrafTech International
Oldest Stone House Marker location, on the east side of the house image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2009
2. Oldest Stone House Marker location, on the east side of the house
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Detroit Avenue Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cowan Pottery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer Days (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakewood.
 
Also see . . .  The Oldest Stone House Museum. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Oldest Stone House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2009
3. Oldest Stone House
East elevation of the house, prior to the move to Lakewood Park image. Click for full size.
Carl Waite, for the Historic American Buildings Survey, April 28, 1936
4. East elevation of the house, prior to the move to Lakewood Park
Detail, Main Entrance image. Click for full size.
Carl Waite, for the Historic Ameican Buildings Survey, April 28, 1936
5. Detail, Main Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4, 5. submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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