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

Jeptha Wade

1811-1890

 
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Jeptha Wade Marker
Inscription. Financier, philanthropist, founder of the Western Union telegraph company in 1856. First president of Lake View Cemetery Association in 1869, donated land to City of Cleveland for Wade Park and co-founded the Case School of Applied Science in 1880.
 
Erected by Lake View Cemetery.
 
Location. 41° 30.753′ N, 81° 35.282′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20). Touch for map. Marker is located in Lake View Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); Adella Prentiss Hughes (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman (about 700 feet away); Alexander Winton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Place of James A. Garfield (approx. mile away); Joseph Carabelli (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carl B. Stokes (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .  Lake View Cemetery. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Jeptha Wade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Jeptha Wade Marker

 
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Wade monument image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
3. Wade monument
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
4. Wade monument (detail)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,070 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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