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Lucas Sullivant Home Site

 
 
Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
1. Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker
Inscription.
This tablet is placed to mark the home of Lucas Sullivant
who 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 of
Franklinton
now a part of the City of Columbus
This his house of brick he built in 1801 and here he dwelt until his death. He was foremost in establishing the court, the church and the school. And in 1816 he built the first bridge over the Scioto River.

This tribute to his worth as man and citizen is erected by the Franklin County Pioneer Association in 1927

Rededicated by The Franklin County Historical Society April 30, 1953
One hundred and fiftieth birthday of Ohio and Franklin County
 
Erected 1927 by Franklin County Pioneer Association and 1953 by the Franklin County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 57.59′ N, 83° 1.138′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 40) and West Innerbelt (Ohio Route 315), on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
2. Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklinton (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Headquarters of General William H. Harrison (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Old Franklinton Cemetery Archaeology (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Franklinton Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); “In This Churchyard…” (approx. ¼ mile away); Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Also see . . .  Lucas Sullivant. (Submitted on October 28, 2008.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
3. Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker
Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
4. Lucas Sullivant Home Site Marker
Looking east along Broad Street toward downtown Columbus. Ohio Route 315 underpass is directly behind the marker.
Lucas Sullivant Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
5. Lucas Sullivant Grave Marker
In Green Lawn Cemetery, 1000 Greenlawn Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,339 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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