Zoar Garden

Zoar Garden (HM1JKS)

Location: Dover, OH 44622 Tuscarawas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 36.837', W 81° 25.341'

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Side A
The Zoar Garden was the Separatist's most public manifestation of their faith, its religious symbolism masked by its lush beauty. It provided both residents and visitors with a place to relax and reflect. This "lustgarden," or pleasure garden and the accompanying greenhouse were mentioned by travelers as early as 1829. Although some vegetables and fruits were grown here, the garden was filled mainly with flowers. [continued on other side]

Side B
[continued from other side] The Zoar Garden represented the New Jerusalem as described in Revelation 21. The center tree is Christ, or the Tree of Life, surrounded by a hedge representing Heaven. The surrounding twelve trees represent the apostles. The radiating paths are the paths people walk in life, and the path around the Garden perimeter is the World. To get to Heaven, believers had to look toward Christ.
Marker Number19-79
Year Placed2008
Placed ByZoar Community Association and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 464273 N 4495989
Decimal Degrees40.61395000, -81.42235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.837', W 81° 25.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 50.22" N, 81° 25' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)330
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 OH-212, Dover OH 44622, US
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