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

Franklinton

Jacob Overdier Harrison House

 

—Sullivant Land Office —

 
Franklinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2016
1. Franklinton Marker
View of the marker, looking south.
Inscription.
Jacob Overdier
Harrison House


570 West Broad Street
built circa 1807

General William
Henry Harrison's
troops stayed in this
House during the
War of 1812.

Sullivant Land
Office

Behind Overdier
Harrison House
built 1822

Lucas Sullivant,
Franklinton's
founder,
sold lots from this
office. It was moved
here from 714 West
Gay Street in 1983.

 
Location. 39° 57.625′ N, 83° 0.956′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Broad Street (U.S. 40) and North Gift Street, on the right when traveling west on West Broad Street. Click for map. This marker is situated on the north side of the Old National Road, several blocks west of the Scioto River, in an urban area just outside of the heart of downtown Columbus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 570 West Broad Street, Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Franklinton (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Franklinton (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters of General William H. Harrison
Franklinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2016
2. Franklinton Marker
Close-up view of the text on the marker.
(a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Lucas Sullivant Home Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Toledo and Ohio Central Railroad Station / Macklin Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Franklinton Cemetery Archaeology (approx. 0.3 miles away); “In This Churchyard…” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Franklinton Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Franklinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2016
3. Franklinton Marker
View of the marker looking west along West Broad Street.
Franklinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2016
4. Franklinton Marker
View of the marker looking east along West Broad Street, towards downtown Columbus.
Franklinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2016
5. Franklinton Marker
View of the marker, situated near the northwest corner of the intersection of West Broad and Gift Streets, and in front of the historic "Harrison House." Note the plaque on the northwest front corner of the house.
Franklinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2016
6. Franklinton Marker
Close-up view of the plaque on the "Harrison House."
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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