Mahlon Wright House Site - Circa 1818

Mahlon Wright House Site - Circa 1818 (HM8VO)

Location: Springboro, OH 45066 Warren County
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N 39° 33.02', W 84° 14.011'

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Ford Service Station - 1919

Built in 1919, this building was the first gasoline station in Springboro and served as the bus maintenance facility for Springboro Community City Schools from 1945 to 2001. This shop replaced the home of Mahlon Wright, a son of the village founder Jonathan Wright. Mahlon Wright served Springboro as a state legislator and a postmaster. He was a partner with his brother Josiah in a general store located at 245 South Main. His house was a "station" on the Underground Railroad, a place that offered assistance to runaway slaves during their flight to freedom.
HM NumberHM8VO
Placed ByOld Springboro
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 5:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 737705 N 4381506
Decimal Degrees39.55033333, -84.23351667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 33.02', W 84° 14.011'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 33' 1.20" N, 84° 14' 0.66" W
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Area Code(s)513, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 550 S Main St, Springboro OH 45066, US
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