The Refugee Tract

The Refugee Tract (HMOIA)

Location: Columbus, OH 43215 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 57.732', W 83° 0.137'

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The Refugee Tract of 100,000 acres of land was a strip four and one half miles wide extending forty-eight miles eastward from the Scioto River at Columbus through parts of Franklin, Fairfield, Perry, Licking and Muskingum Counties. It was granted by Congress in 1801 to compensate those who left their property and fled from Canada and Nova Scotia and took up arms in behalf of the colonists.

To commemorate the spirit of these men and women, this tablet is erected by the Ohio Daughters of the American Revolution
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1932
Placed ByOhio Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 328985 N 4425481
Decimal Degrees39.96220000, -83.00228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.732', W 83° 0.137'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 43.92" N, 83° 0' 8.22" W
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Area Code(s)614, 513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-26 N Front St, Columbus OH 43215, US
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