John Brickell

John Brickell (HM14AF)

Location: Columbus, OH 43215 Franklin County
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N 39° 57.843', W 83° 0.381'

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On this spot the first cabin
in Columbus
was built by its first inhabitant

John Brickell 1797

Born Stewarts Crossing, Penn. 1781.

Captured by a Delaware Indian 1791.
Adopted by chief of that tribe
Whingwy Pooshies (Big Cat)who
lived on the Auglaize River.
Released by Treaty of Greenville

Became owner by purchase of
Lyne Starling and various refugee
holders of land extending from
Broad Street to Buttles Avenue.
Died a much respected man
one block north at corner
of Spring Street in 1844
HM NumberHM14AF
Year Placed1930
Placed ByThe Franklin County Pioneer Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 328642 N 4425694
Decimal Degrees39.96405000, -83.00635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.843', W 83° 0.381'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 50.58" N, 83° 0' 22.86" W
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Area Code(s)614, 513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways), Columbus OH 43215, US
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