Shaker Gristmill Site

Shaker Gristmill Site (HM7MQ)

Location: Cleveland, OH 44120 Cuyahoga County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 29.548', W 81° 35.596'

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In 1844 the Shakers of North Union, Ohio, built a five-story gristmill on the north side of the Doan Brook Ravine adjacent to this marker. Water from the dam at the west end of the Lower Shaker Lake powered the mill. For many years it served the needs of farmers in this area. In 1886 the mill was sold to Charles Reader of Cleveland who destroyed it with dynamite as part of an Independence Day celebration that year.

This plaque was installed by the Shaker Historical Society, Sunday, May 4, 1997
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HM NumberHM7MQ
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByThe Shaker Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 1:17am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 450478 N 4593597
Decimal Degrees41.49246667, -81.59326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 29.548', W 81° 35.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 29' 32.88" N, 81° 35' 35.76" W
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Area Code(s)216
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12511 Fairhill Rd, Cleveland OH 44120, US
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