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Sugarcreek in Tuscarawas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

History of Shanesville

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
1. History of Shanesville Marker
Inscription.  
1814 • 100 lots recorded as laid out by
Abraham Shane with “ten perches for a
public square and street.”

1820 • Lutheran Church began with
Rev. Abraham Snyder

1821 • First Reformed Church of Shanesville
organized by Rev. William Reiter

1840 • Shanesville trading point
and out-post from Pittsburgh

1861 • Village volunteer militian [sic]
“The Shanesville Blues” under Captain
Benjamine Ream -- Civil War

1876 • Shanesville Lodge No 97 K of P formed

1914 • Centennial celebration

1964 • Sesqui-centennial

1968 • Shanesville merged with Sugarcreek

Village of Shanesville
1814 - 1968
Founded by Abraham Shane


Incorporated 1902
Mayor: W. H. Baker
Marshall: W. H. Burkey • Clerk: R. R. Penrod
Councilmen • Pres.: A. T. Miller
N. J. Troyer • J. Burrell
John Doerschuk • Ed Smith • B. Johnson

Fire Department • Chief: Ed Smith
Chas. Andreas • John Doerschuk

Merged with Sugarcreek 1968
Mayor: Robert W. Schrock
Marshall: Wm. Alleshouse
Village of Shanesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
2. Village of Shanesville Marker
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Jr.
Clerk: Mrs. Ruth Menges
Councilmen
Pres.: “Ike” Hostetler
Firmen Hostetler • Ferman Snyder
Gottfried von Allman • Roy Odenkirk
Paul Schneider

Fire Department
Chief: Warner Youngen • Assist. John Garber
Captain: Duane Troyer • First Lt: Dean Warnes
Second Lt: Dwight van Fossen
Secy: George Miller
William Alleshouse • Donald Shie
Ben Yoder

Board of Public Affairs
Duane Troyer • John Garber • Bill Schenk

 
Erected 1968 by Shanesville Old Timers, Shanesville Civil Association-Volunteer Firemen, Village of Shanesville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesNotable EventsPatriots & PatriotismPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1814.
 
Location. 40° 30.659′ N, 81° 39.197′ W. Marker is in Sugarcreek, Ohio, in Tuscarawas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 39) and Mill Street (Ohio Route 93), on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 994 W Main Street, Sugarcreek OH 44681, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured
History of Shanesville Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
3. History of Shanesville Markers
as the crow flies. Flame of Freedom (here, next to this marker); Giant Cuckoo Clock (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jonas Stutzman (approx. 3.9 miles away); Baltic (approx. 4.9 miles away); Bouquet’s Trail, 1764 / Port Washington Road (approx. 5 miles away); The Bouquet Expedition - Camp 14 / Henry Bouquet 1719-1765 (approx. 5.2 miles away); Dover Public Library (approx. 9.1 miles away); The Cascade and Hardesty Mills / The Ohio-Erie Canal and Industry in Dover (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sugarcreek.
 
Regarding History of Shanesville. Shanesville memorabilia on display in the attached kiosk.
 
Also see . . .  Shanesville and Sugarcreek, Ohio. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Shanesville Memorial Display image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
4. Shanesville Memorial Display
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,827 times since then and 231 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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