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This ancient burial ground of Central Ohio was established in a bend of the Scioto River in 1799 and is known as "Old Franklinton Cemetery". The pioneers buried here are about one hundred in number. Seventy-one graves are marked largely by sandsto…
In this churchyard
stood the first church
of the community
The First Presbyterian Church
built and presented to
the congregation in 1811
by Lucas Sullivant
Here in this plot of ground,
which he gave to the pioneers,
he was bur…
"Why lovely friend indulge that tear!
Why trembling view my dark abode;
Though you with me must moulder here,
Yet faith can wing the soul to God"
Rebecca (Culbertson) Smith
Born Sept. 28, 1798
Died Feb. 7, 1828
It is this place …
Near this spot, June 21, 1813was held a council betweenGeneralWilliam Henry Harrisonand the Indians comprisingWyandots, Delawares,Shawnees and Senecas withTarhe the Craneas spokesman resulting in permanent peacewith the Indians of Ohio.
This tablet is placed to mark the home ofLucas Sullivantwho under authority from Virginia came to an unbroken wilderness and with twenty men surveyed this portion of the Virginia Military Lands. Later he returned and in 1797 laid out the town ofFr…
Dedicated tothe memory of firefighterMaurice GatesOctober 3, 1960 - September 15, 1982A resident of Franklinton, he joined the Columbus Division of Fire on March 16, 1981 and was assigned to E10, 3 Unit. On September 15, 1982 he answered his last …