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The purpose of this guide is to serve as an introduction and field guide to the stone used for Northeastern Ohio’s sacred landmarks. compiling this information are noted. Both exterior and interior stones are described. Locations are given so that visitors can find various interior features. Finally, interesting facts having to do with the stones are given in a remarks section and references to sources used. Original publication date 1999.


ISBN 13: 978-1-936323-57-9 ISBN 10: 1-936323-57-5

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MSL Academic Endeavors


Cleveland, Ohio


building stones, church architecture, sacred space


Architectural Engineering | Architecture | Historic Preservation and Conservation | Interior Architecture


The original print version was published in 1999. Cleveland, Ohio: Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University.

Redistributed digitally by the Cleveland Memory Project and MSL Academic Endeavors in 2010.

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Guide to Stones Used for Houses of Worship in Northeastern Ohio