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Ebenezer Community

 
 
Ebenezer Community Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. Ebenezer Community Marker
Inscription.  In 1852 this was the site of the Ebenezer religious community of 800 people. It had log houses, a wharf, store, blacksmith shop, sawmill, woolen mill, flour mill, cannery, cabinet shop and a communal dining hall. Their best known product was high quality cotton denim dyed Ebenezer Blue. In 1859 the community moved to Amana, Iowa.
 
Erected by Niagara Parks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 42° 59.817′ N, 79° 1.656′ W. Marker is near Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is at the intersection of Niagara Boulevard and Sherk Road, on the right when traveling north on Niagara Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12575 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls ON L2E 6S6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conestoga Wagon Trek (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Disaster at Eagle Park (approx. 2.2 kilometers away in the U.S.); Navy Island (approx. 5.3 kilometers
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away); Edward P. Pierce (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in the U.S.); William S. Gillen (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in the U.S.); Charles N. DeGlopper (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in the U.S.); Howard W. Salton (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in the U.S.); George E. Smith (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in the U.S.).
 
Ebenezer Community Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. Ebenezer Community Marker
Ebenezer Community Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
3. Ebenezer Community Marker
Location of the Ebenezer Settlement marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
4. Location of the Ebenezer Settlement marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 21, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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