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Granville in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Granville

 
 
Granville Corporate Limit Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2008
1. Granville Corporate Limit Marker
Home of Denison University, a private liberal arts school founded in 1831.
Inscription. A planned village and early center of education founded by New Englanders in 1805
 
Erected by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, Ohio Department of Transportation, and Ohio Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 3.783′ N, 82° 31.23′ W. Marker is in Granville, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is on Main Street (Ohio Route 661) 0.3 miles north of Ohio Route 16, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Granville OH 43023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Colony Burying Ground, 1805 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Granville Academy / The Anti-Slavery Movement (approx. mile away); Bank of the Alexandrian Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founding of Granville, The Licking Company / The Granville Site "The most eligible part" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Granville Opera House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bolen Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Robbins Hunter Museum Avery-Downer House (approx. 0.3 miles away); An Early Center of Education / Educating Young Women (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Granville.
 
Regarding Granville. At first glance, this may appear
Granville Corporate Limit Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2008
2. Granville Corporate Limit Marker
Looking north.
to be just your typical "Wwelcome to our Town" type sign, not a historical marker. While it only says a short line about how and why Granville, Ohio was established in 1805, this marker is just a small taste of the history you'll find on many historical markers as you explore the town.
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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