Crawfis College

Crawfis College (HM1R7K)

Location: Ottawa, OH 45875 Putnam County
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N 41° 1.331', W 83° 57.461'

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John Crawfis, Fairfield County, Ohio native, and wife Sarah (Moorehead) bequeathed two grants of $25,000 and five acres for schools in Fairfield and Putnam counties in Ohio in 1880.
Constructed in 1889, Crawfis College, Putnam County, a two-story twelve room brick building with auditorium, science laboratory, grade and recitation rooms constructed for $11,000 and two frame dormitories at $2,087, provided for :common branches", high school and business training. Courses included German, mathematics, science, elocution, penmanship, shorthand, typing, telegraphy, violin, and piano.
Superintendents; L.L. Harmon, Job Hill, L.S. Lafferty, B.J. Beach, W.S. Wallen, John Hathorn, George R. Miller, F.P. Cummins, Dale Richard, Lyle Burkholder, C.L. Bard.
Building Committee; A.C.Hall, N. Conine, B.O. Robinson
Architect: E. Zoll
In 1831, John's brother, Otho Crawfis, was the first white settler in Blanchard Township, Putnam County. They were sons of Nicholas and Mary (McElroy) Crawfis.
HM NumberHM1R7K
Placed ByPutnam County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 251322 N 4545434
Decimal Degrees41.02218333, -83.95768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 1.331', W 83° 57.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 1' 19.86" N, 83° 57' 27.66" W
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Area Code(s)419
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10970 Co Hwy 5, Ottawa OH 45875, US
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