Philo Webster and Webster Graveyard
An 1872 map shows the Webster graveyard north of the ravine and to the east of the turnpike (High Street). In addition to Philo Webster, among those buried here were Dan Case, Rodney Cooke, John Buck, and Jordan Ingram. In 1904 the “Old Northwest” Genealogical Quarterly reported 39 headstones in this cemetery - also known as Cooke Cemetery.
In 1910 Clinton Township Trustee C.E. Webster made arrangements for the graveyard to be relocated. Philo Webster, his wife, Sarah, their son John, his wife Lydia and John and Lydia’s son Oliver were moved to Green Lawn Cemetery. Peter Webster, his wife Lydia Sperry, Rodney Cooke and his wife Laura and
Erected 2016 by Clintonville Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 40° 2.846′ N, 83° 1.202′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Indian Springs Dr., on the right when traveling north on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4202 N High St, Columbus OH 43214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bill Moose (here, next to this marker); Rand P. Hollenback (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beechwold Pillars (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dominion Land Company Mound An Early Woodlands Period Structure/Sunwall and Moonwall Murals (approx. 1.1 miles away); Clintonville / Clinton Township (approx. 1.1 miles away); Clinton Theater / Memory Lane (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Charity Newsies (approx. 1.1 miles away); Clinton Township High School / East North Broadway Historic District (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
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