Berea in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Berea Triangle
The Triangle has served many purposes over the years, and its appearance changed frequently as Berea’s business district grew around it. Through the 1800s it served as a market for area farmers, and a bandstand (removed in 1931) hosted politicians, brass bands, and Civil War recruiters. The town pump and watering trough stood on the southeast angle of the Triangle until 1924. The monuments honor the sacrifices of Bereans who served in the nation's wars. As interurban trolley lines and, later, automobiles brought commerce to downtown Berea from outlying areas, the Triangle’s landscape reflected the
Erected 2000 by The Berea Garden Club, Bud 'N' Bloom Garden Club, The City of Berea, Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs of Berea, Berea Historical Society, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 20-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 21.981′ N, 81° 51.203′ W. Marker is in Berea, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on East Bridge Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berea OH 44017, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Berea Sandstone Quarries (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The “Big Quarry” (about 600 feet away); First Congregational United Church of Christ of Berea (about 800 feet away); Lyceum Square (about 800 feet away); Baldwin University (approx. half a mile away); Berea District Seven School The Ark (approx. one mile away); Berea Union Depot (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berea.
Categories. • 20th Century • Landmarks • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,248 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2012, by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 14, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.