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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM4OI_old-colony-burying-ground-1805_Granville-OH.html
Granville, Ohio, was settled in 1805 by the Licking Company, a group formed in Granville, Massachusetts, and Granby Connecticut, for the purpose of emigrating west. The Old Colony Burying Ground was defined on the first town plat of Granville in 1…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM46L_great-circle-earthworks_Heath-OH.html
The Great Circle Earthworks,one remnant of the largest complex of geometric earthen enclosures ever built. The Newark Earthworks, situated on a high terrace between the South Fork of the Licking River and Raccoon Creek, once covered more than four…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM46B_major-general-charles-griffin_Granville-OH.html
Located 100 yards southeast of this marker is the boyhood home of Major General Charles Griffin. Born in 1825, he graduated from West Point in 1847 and rose to prominence during the Civil War. Griffin fought in most of the major engagements of the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM42Z_alexander-devilbiss_Alexandria-OH.html
Erected in memory of Alexander Devilbiss by the Citizens of Alexandria to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the platting of this village April 1830. Alexander Devilbiss was born in Frederick County, Md., January 18th 1780; moved to Licking C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM42O_willoughby-dayton-miller_Alexandria-OH.html
1853-1907. Born in Alexandria in 1853, Willoughby Dayton Miller received his primary education in a nearby one-room schoolhouse. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1875 and then studied in Edinburgh, Scotland. Later, he traveled to Be…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM3T1_the-newark-earthworks_Newark-OH.html
The Newark Earthworks is truly one of the most magnificent prehistoric Indian sites in the eastern United States. Covering an area two miles square, it once was the largest earthworks complex in Ohio. the main components of the site are the large …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DJ_this-fraternity-house_Granville-OH.html
This fraternity house, built in 1930, has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Mu Chapter of Sigma Chi. Chartered March 2, 1868.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM165_eagles-nest_Glenford-OH.html
Old National Road, built 1825, rebuilt 1914 through the efforts of James M. Cox, Governor of Ohio. Columbus 39 ms. Cumberland 720 ms.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMWG_ohio-canal-ground-breaking_Heath-OH.html
At this site on July 4, 1825, Governor DeWitt Clinton of New York turned the first shovelful of dirt for the Ohio Canal. The ceremony was attended by area citizens of Master Masons. In the early 1840's James A. Garfield, who was to become the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM5V_the-robbins-hunter-museum-avery-downer-house_Granville-OH.html
Built in 1842 in the Greek Revival Architectural Style for Alfred Avery from designs by Minard Lefever, the house subsequently served as a home for the Spelman (1845-1873), Downer and Cole families (1873-1902). The Phi Gamma Delta (1902-1930) and …
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