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Groveport in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Groveport Log House

 
 
Groveport Log House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
1. Groveport Log House Marker
Inscription. Built on Main Street, circa 1815, this two story log residence was later sided. In 1974 during new post office site preparation, the log structure was discovered and moved to present location along Ohio-Erie Canal route. In adjoining Groveport Cemetery a monument honors local resident, John S. Rarey (1828-1866), internationally known horse trainer and owner of famous horse, Cruiser.
 
Erected 1984 by Lillian Glendening in memory of her husband, Paul "Pete" and son, Paul William. Sponsored by The Groveport Heritage and Preservation Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 11-25.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio and Erie Canal, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 39° 50.993′ N, 82° 53.126′ W. Marker is in Groveport, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Wilt Road 0.1 miles west of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Groveport OH 43125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Groveport United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Groveport (approx. 0.2 miles away); Groveport Veterans' Park
Groveport Log House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
2. Groveport Log House and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Groveport World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Rarey and "Cruiser" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohio and Erie Canal in Groveport / Scioto Valley Interurban (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Ohio Military Hall of Fame Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Groveport.
 
Regarding Groveport Log House. For more information about John Rarey, please see the John Rarey and "Cruiser" Marker in the Other nearby markers section.
 
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John S. Rarey Grave Marker in Adjoining Groveport Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
3. John S. Rarey Grave Marker in Adjoining Groveport Cemetery
John S. Rarey Grave Marker in Adjoining Groveport Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
4. John S. Rarey Grave Marker in Adjoining Groveport Cemetery
 
 
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