Westerville in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Home of Benjamin R. Hanby
Erected by The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society.
Location. 40° 7.564′ N, 82° 56.25′ W. Marker is in Westerville, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 W Main St, Westerville OH 43081, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Hanby, Freedom Crusader (a few steps from this marker); Otterbein College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Benjamin R. Hanby (about 700 feet away); Temperance Row Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Heritage Green Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Benjamin Russell Hanby (approx. 0.4 miles away); Westerville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stoner House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Westerville.
Regarding The Home of Benjamin R. Hanby. The Hanby house is now a museum about the Hanbys.
Also see . . .
1. Hanby House, Heritage Landmark of the United Methodist Church (Submitted on July 13, 2008.)
2. Darling Nelly Gray. Lyrics and a short clip of the song. “One night I went to see her but she’s gone, the neighbors say // The white man bound her with his chain // They have taken her to Georgia for to wear her life away // As she toils in the cotton and the cane” (Submitted on July 13, 2008.)
Additional keywords. Hanby House
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