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Shaker Mill Stone

Period 1837

 
 
Shaker Mill Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 27, 2008
1. Shaker Mill Stone Marker
Inscription. Found at the site of the Shaker saw mill foundations on Coventry Road adjacent to Shaker Lake. The saw mill, destroyed by fire, was converted to grain milling in 1886 using this stone from the original Shaker grist mill.

Placed in Shaker Square
October 22, 1847
In commemoration of the
125th anniversary of the
North Union Society of Shakers

1822 - 1947

 
Erected 1947 by the Shaker Historical Society and the Shaker Square Association.
 
Location. 41° 29.073′ N, 81° 35.427′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on North Moreland Boulevard near Shaker Boulevard (Ohio Route 87), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring the Memory of O.P. and M.J. Van Sweringen (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaker Gate Post (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shaker Square (about 500 feet away); Shaker Gristmill Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx.
The Marker and Millstone image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 27, 2008
2. The Marker and Millstone
0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 829 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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