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

Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer Days

Now Fairview Park Cemetery

 
 
Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer Days - Now Fairview Park Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kate McNeece
1. Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer Days - Now Fairview Park Cemetery Marker
Inscription. [Main Marker]:
Here rest early settlers of this area of old Rockport Township, soldiers of the American Revolution and of four succeeding wars. Dates of first burials have been lost to memory in their antiquity.

[Top of two nearby secondary markers]:
Designated Historical Landmark
City of Fairview Park
Ordinance No. 80-62
May 31, 1982

[Bottom of two nearby secondary markers]:
In Grateful Memory of Jared A. Farrand, Robert B. Fife, Josiah Kellog, and Robert Wood, Soldiers of the American Revolution who rest here. In these bicentennial years, we commemorate their great contribution to the world.
Fairview Park Historical Society - 1975.
 
Erected 1961 by Fairview Park Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 27.087′ N, 81° 50.176′ W. Marker is in Fairview Park, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Lorain Road (Ohio Route 10) just east of West 196th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bain Park Cabin (approx. 1.2 miles away); Detroit Avenue Bridge (approx. 2.2
Two Secondary Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kate McNeece
2. Two Secondary Markers
miles away); Site of Colonel John Bradstreet's Disaster (approx. 2.6 miles away); Joseph Peake's Farm (approx. 3.1 miles away); Parker Ranch (approx. 3.3 miles away); Coe Ridge (approx. 3.5 miles away); Oldest Stone House (approx. 3.5 miles away); Nicholson Homestead (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Coordinates are approximate.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Fairview Park Cemetery. (Submitted on October 18, 2010, by Chris H. Gerrett of Fairview Park, Ohio.)
 
Additional keywords. Revolutionary War
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
FairviewParkCemetery.org image. Click for full size.
By Chris H. Gerrett, with permission, August 1, 2008
3. FairviewParkCemetery.org
Historic Markers
Fairview Park Cemetery sign image. Click for full size.
By Kate McNeece
4. Fairview Park Cemetery sign
Just one view of Fairview Park (Rockport) Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Paul Guinaugh, 2010
5. Just one view of Fairview Park (Rockport) Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2008, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,892 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2008, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 3, 2011, by Chris H. Gerrett of Fairview Park, Ohio.   4. submitted on September 17, 2008, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio.   5. submitted on August 18, 2011, by Sharon Guinaugh of Fairview Park, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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