History of Shanesville

History of Shanesville (HMJ7O)

Location: Sugarcreek, OH 44681 Tuscarawas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 30.659', W 81° 39.197'

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1814 · 100 lots recorded as laid out by
Abraham Shane with "ten perches for a
public square and street."

1820 · Lutheran Church began with
Rev. Abraham Snyder

1821 · First Reformed Church of Shanesville
organized by Rev. William Reiter

1840 · Shanesville trading point
and out-post from Pittsburgh

1861 · Village volunteer militian [sic]
"The Shanesville Blues" under Captain
Benjamine Ream — Civil War

1876 · Shanesville Lodge No 97 K of P formed

1914 · Centennial celebration

1964 · Sesqui-centennial

1968 · Shanesville merged with Sugarcreek

Village of Shanesville
1814 - 1968
Founded by Abraham Shane

Incorporated 1902
Mayor: W. H. Baker
Marshall: W. H. Burkey · Clerk: R. R. Penrod
Councilmen · Pres.: A. T. Miller
N. J. Troyer · J. Burrell
John Doerschuk · Ed Smith · B. Johnson

Fire Department · Chief: Ed Smith
Chas. Andreas · John Doerschuk

Merged with Sugarcreek 1968
Mayor: Robert W. Schrock
Marshall: Wm. Alleshouse Jr.
Clerk: Mrs. Ruth Menges
Pres.: "Ike" Hostetler
Firmen Hostetler · Ferman Snyder
Gottfried von Allman · Roy Odenkirk
Paul Schneider

Fire Department
Chief: Warner Youngen · Assist. John Garber
Captain: Duane Troyer · First Lt: Dean Warnes
Second Lt: Dwight van Fossen
Secy: George Miller
William Alleshouse · Donald Shie
Ben Yoder

Board of Public Affairs
Duane Troyer · John Garber · Bill Schenk
HM NumberHMJ7O
Year Placed1968
Placed ByShanesville Old Timers, Shanesville Civil Association-Volunteer Firemen, Village of Shanesville
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:07pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 444653 N 4484678
Decimal Degrees40.51098333, -81.65328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 30.659', W 81° 39.197'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 30' 39.54" N, 81° 39' 11.82" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)330
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-119 Mill St SW, Sugarcreek OH 44681, US
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