Sugarcreek in Tuscarawas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
History of Shanesville
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
1968 Shanesville merged with Sugarcreek
Village of Shanesville
1814 - 1968
Founded by Abraham Shane
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
Clerk: Mrs. Ruth Menges
Pres.: “Ike” Hostetler
Firmen Hostetler Ferman Snyder
Gottfried von Allman Roy Odenkirk
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
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 & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Heroes • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers • War, 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 9 miles of this marker, measured 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); Bouquets Trail, 1764 / Port Washington Road (approx. 5 miles away); The Bouquet Expedition - Camp 14 / Henry Bouquet 1719-1765 (approx. 5.2 miles away); Strasburg National Crises Memorial (approx. 9 miles away); Strasburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 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.)
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