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

This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society

 
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 17, 2009
1. This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society Marker
Inscription.  This tablet marks the final resting place of the Shakers of the North Union Society. Their remains were moved from the Shaker burial ground on South Park Boulevard to this cemetery in 1909.

"Do all your work as though you had a thousand years to live, and as if you knew you must die tomorrow."
Ann Lee

Shaker Historical Society
September 20, 1949
 
Erected 1949 by Shaker Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 41° 27.928′ N, 81° 33.845′ W. Marker is in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Lee Road north of Chagrin Road (U.S. 422), on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Warrensville West Cemetery. Access is most easily obtained through the east or north side of the cemetery. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warrensville West Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Jim Brown / Carl Burton Stokes
This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 17, 2009
2. This Tablet Marks the Final Resting Place of the Shakers of the North Union Society Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Andrew J. Rickoff / Charles Edward Adams (approx. 0.8 miles away); East Family (approx. 0.9 miles away); Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away); Shaker Gate Posts (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shaker Heights.
 
Also see . . .  The North Union Shaker Community, in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Some of the historic grave markers image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 17, 2009
3. Some of the historic grave markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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