Granville (HM2M39)

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N 40° 19.053', W 85° 19.118'

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Once promoted by its boosters as an ideal location for the Delaware County seat, this community was officially platted in 1836 by John Gregory, David Shideler and Peter Thomas. It is the successor to Georgeville, platted a short distance up the Mississeinewa River some four years earkier but which failed to survive the competition with Granville. For many years Granville was an important trading site, its importance waning in the latter half of the nineteenth century as
railroad lines gave the edge to both nearby
Eaton and Albany.
HM NumberHM2M39
Year Placed1971
Placed ByDelaware County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 642857 N 4464359
Decimal Degrees40.31755000, -85.31863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 19.053', W 85° 19.118'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 19' 3.18" N, 85° 19' 7.0799999999999" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
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